Pearl Painter, 99, of of Jacksonville died August 26, 2011 surrounded by family. She was born in Painter, AL on October 9, 1911 and touched many lives by her sweet spirit, smile and contagious personality.
Mrs. Painter was a member of First Coast Christian Center and was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Arthur Painter; son Charles Painter; grandchild Stanley Nickhah.
Survivors include children Jackie Painter, Joan Painter (Larry) King, Pat Painter (Ron) Lowder, Paul (Kim) Painter of Jacksonville, Bonita Painter (John) Higgs of Glen St. Mary, Anthony (Edwina)Painter of Keystone Heights; sister Lois Evans of Albertville, AL; 17 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The funeral service was held August 31 at Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home in Jacksonville. Internment followed at Evergreen Cemetery.