Date of BirthJanuary 31, 1932

Elizabeth S. Painter Obituary

Date of BirthJanuary 31, 1932

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Date of PassingJanuary 04, 2017

Elizabeth S. Painter Obituary

from charlotte, Virginia, United States

Date of BirthJanuary 31, 1932

Elizabeth S. Painter Obituary

Date of BirthJanuary 31, 1932

496 Views

Date of PassingJanuary 04, 2017

Elizabeth S. Painter Obituary

from charlotte, Virginia, United States


Elizabeth S. PainterAge: 85 • StauntonElizabeth "Liz" ( Smith) Painter, 85, wife of James Henry Painter of Staunton, passed away Friday, August 4, 2017 at Brookdale Senior Living in Staunton.Mrs. Painter was born on January 31, 1932 in McDowell, Virginia, a daughter of the late Isaac Clay "Bob" and Rose "Rosie" (Puffenbarger) Smith.Elizabeth graduated with honors from Monterey High School, representing her class as valedictorian. She was a charter member of the Covenant Presbyterian Church and worked for the City of Staunton in the Commissioner of Revenue's office as Deputy Commissioner and retired with thirty-five years of service. Mrs. Painter was a member of the Staunton Lioness Club and enjoyed gardening especially growing roses and tomatoes.In addition to her parents, Mrs. Painter was preceded in death by four brothers, Howard Rankin Smith, Wilmer Carl Smith, Virgil "Jack" Smith, and Louie Walter Smith; and a sister, Margie O'Brien.Surviving in addition to her husband of sixty-one years, is a son Ronald Curtis "Ron" Painter and his wife Donna of Atlanta, Georgia; a daughter, Cynthia "Cindy" Painter of Wytheville; a sister, Gladys Fockler and her husband Howard of Staunton; and two grandchildren, Ashley McElreath and husband Mark and Joshua Painter; and a number of nieces and nephews also survive.The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 8, 2017 in Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory.A Celebration of life will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in the Covenant Presbyterian Church by Pastor John Peterson.Burial will follow in Oaklawn Mausoleum and Memory Gardens.It is suggested those desiring make memorial contributions to the Central and Western Virginia Chapter, 1160 Pepsi Place, Suite 306, Charlottesville, Virginia 24401.Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory, 230 Frontier Drive, Staunton is in charge of her arrangements.Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.coffmanfuneralhome.net.