On January 3, 2006, SAMUEL ELLIS PADGETT, beloved husband of Patricia A. Padgett, devoted father of Mary, Virginia, Anne, and David Padgett, Elizabeth Connally and the late Joseph Padgett, brother of Dorothy Champion. Also survived by five grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday 11 A.M. at Church of the Ascension, 4603 Poplar Ave., Halethorpe, MD 21227. Interment private. Please omit flowers. Those desiring may send memorials to Church of the Ascension or to St. Agnes Hospice.