Dorothy Grey Todd Painter

Jan 22, 2013

1919 — 2013

ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA — Dorothy Grey Todd Painter, 93, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at WillowBrooke Court at Park Pointe Village, surrounded by her family.

She was born Nov. 14, 1919, to Mary Grey Todd and James McCoy Todd in Wendell, where she lived more than 80 years.  Mrs. Painter retired from the North Carolina Department of Corrections.  She was an avid gardener and enjoyed cooking, sewing, quilting and reading her Bible.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Lewis Elgie Painter; a sister; and two brothers.

Services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Jan. 25, at Wendell Baptist Church, 3651 Wendell Blvd., Wendell, with Dr. Bob Shrum officiating. Burial will follow at Greenmount Cemetery in Wendell.

Mrs. Painter is survived by a sister, Eva T. Finch, of Harkers Island; her daughters, Linda Arnold, of Waynesville, and Carolyn Boyette (Tim), of Rock Hill, South Carolina; her son, Johnny Painter, of Waynesville; three grandsons, Ashley Boyette (Geri), of Rock Hill, Bob Arnold (Nancy) of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, and Jim Arnold (Krista) Boston, Massachusetts; and eight great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, at Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice and Community Care, P.O. Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

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