Harry Nial Padgett, 65, of Alma died Monday, March 10, 2014, in Alma. He was a retired high school science teacher, having taught in Hartford and Mansfield schools, and attended Trinity Baptist Church. He was born Dec. 19, 1948, in Los Angeles.

He is survived by his wife, Pamela; two sons, Joshua Padgett of Azle, Texas, and Brandon Padgett of Mountain Home; a sister, Kitty Phelps of Midland; and five grandchildren.

A family-held memorial service will be 5 p.m. Friday at Clear Creek Park Pavilion on the Arkansas River. Cremation will be under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Alma.

Memorial contributions may be made to Western Arkansas Child Development, 14 W. Cherry, Alma, AR 72921.