Tina Mae, nee Crossen, Badgett, 88, of New Athens, IL; born March 24, 1926 in Doniphan, MO; passed away on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at the New Athens Home for the Aged.
Mrs. Badgett was a homemaker. She faithfully attended the Assembly of God Chuch. She worked as a Senior Companion for over 20 years. Tina greatly enjoyed gardening.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Lee Badgett, whom she married on August 14, 1944 in St. Louis, MO, and who died on June 21, 1982; her parents – Oscar and Nancy, nee Skaggs, Crossen. Two sons – Larry Badgett; Jerry Badgett. One daughter – Lottie Nuernberger-Mathis. Three brothers and four sisters.
She is survived by her children – Glen (Carol) Badgett of Imboden, AR; Gerald (Sheila) Badgett of New Athens, IL; Mark (Beverly) Badgett of New Athens, IL; Duane (Debby) Badgett of New Athens, IL; Kevin (Michelle) Badgett of Shiloh, IL. 22 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the New Athens Home for the Aged or Hospice of Southern Illinois.
Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL on Monday, October 27, 2014 from 10:00am to 12:00 noon.
Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL on Monday, October 27, 2014 at 12:00noon with Brother Clifford Crossen officiating.
Interment: Burial will be held at Caledonia Cemetery in Sparta, IL.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements.