Willard Paden Jr
June 9, 1942 – Feb. 7, 2022
Funeral services for Willard Lee “Butch” Paden, Jr. were Feb. 10, 2022, at Powell’s Grove Church, with interment in the church cemetery.
Paden, 79, of Jayess, died Feb. 7, 2022, at his residence. He was born in Waldo, MO, June 9, 1942, to Willard Lee Paden, Sr. and Mildred Elizabeth Paden Akins.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Willie Olline Hux Paden; his parents; daughter, Tara Pauline Paden; grandparents, Bertha (Sophie) and Oden (Dado) Gillip and James and Cora Paden; sisters, Betty Ball, Beverly Smith, Linda Sue Smith; granddaughter, Alayna Brooke Paden; and great grandson, Winston Jacob Etheridge.
Survivors are, his children, Rhanda Hamilton, Kelley Givens (Mitchell), Jeff Paden (Dana), and James Brian Paden; sisters, Coralyn Smith and Shirley Gregg; ten grandchildren, Chris Hamilton, Natalie Williams, Darren Givens, Cieara Etheridge, Aaron Paden, Tara Pepper, Colton Hamilton, Olivia Paden, Adilyn Paden Travis, and Averi Paden.