Painter, Jerry Charles (Rocky Face)

Monday, January 14, 2013

Jerry Charles Painter, 61, of Rocky Face, GA, died Saturday, January 12, 2013. 

Jerry was born September 4, 1951, son of the late Virgil and Grace Jarrett Painter; and was also preceded in death by a son, Randall Painter. 

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Mae Painter of Rocky Face; sons and daughters-in-law, Jerrimey and Sharon Angela Painter of Rocky Face, Jacob Painter of Dalton, Tracey and Regina Painter of Chatsworth, Clayton Painter of Rome, GA and Steve Painter of Dalton; daughters and son-in-law, Lynn Painter of Jamestown, TN and Renea and David Cantrell of Dalton; brothers and sisters-in-law, David and Dorothy Painter of Dalton, Roger and Cathy Painter of Dalton and Roy and Susan Painter of Dalton; sister and brother-in-law, Mabel and Charlie Roberts of Oooltewah; 16 grandchildren; five great- grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. 

Services to celebrate the life of Mr. Jerry Charles Painter will be held Wednesday, January 16, at 2 p.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel. He will be laid to rest at The Dogwood Valley Baptist Church Cemetery with Jacob Painter, Steve Painter, Jerrimey Painter, Tracey Painter, David Painter and Josh Harris serving as pallbearers. 

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel Tuesday, January 15 from 5-9 p.m. 

In lieu of flowers Jerry requested donations are made to the family. 

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel.


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