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Grace Tallman Meeks Padgett

Grace Tallman Meeks Padgett, age 77 of Gainesville, FL passed away on Friday August 4, 2017 in Gainesville. Grace was born on September 17, 1939 in Coral Gables, FL to Richard and Helen Tallman.
Graduate of Gainesville High School class of 1959, and worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse at North Florida Regional Medical Center from 1972 until her retirement in 1992. Grace enriched the lives of everyone she touched on her journey through this life. Grace was an avid Gators fan and a Newberry Panther fan. Loving wife, and devoted mother and grandmother.
Preceded in death by her parents, brother John Tallman and a sister Betty Tallman Goldin. She is survived by her husband Larry Padgett. Children: Michele Bingham Joines (David Joines) (Melrose), Maurice Bingham (Gainesville), Elizabeth Meeks (Melrose), Richard Meeks (Michelle Meeks) (Wetumpka AL). Grandchildren: Hannah Meeks Oakley, Deacon Meeks, Helen Bingham, Daniel Bingham. Brothers: Richard Tallman (Palatka), Aaron Tallman (Gainesville). A host of nephews and nieces & brothers and sisters-n-law, whom she loved dearly.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday August 8, 2017 at the Milam Funeral Home of Newberry. Where a visitation will be on Monday evening from 5-7 p.m. Interment will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery Archer, FL.

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!