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Eva Jean Padgett, age 71, of Gloucester, died July 2, 2020 at home with family by her side. Eva was employed by Kroger in the bakery department. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church, and was very family oriented and known as a wonderful storyteller.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Arsh and Lois Gibson; three brothers, William, Aaron and David Gibson, sister, Barbara Bargo (Dennis) and a great-grandson, Nikel Brown. Eva is survived by her sisters, Marie Proctor, Louise Waggoner (Victor), Dianna Kelly (Dave), Dawn Wright (Will); grandchildren, Tanya Massey, Nicole Brown; four great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews and extended family.

A graveside funeral service conducted by the Rev. David Seabolt was held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, in Rosewell Memorial Garden Cemetery; friends were asked to assemble at the cemetery. The family received friends on Monday from 6-7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing requirements were followed, and everyone was asked to wear a mask.

Arrangements were under the direction of Hogg Funeral Home and Crematory.