The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


January 11, 2013

Allen Painter

Allen Painter, 89, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Mountain Valley Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Yantis Cemetery in Yantis.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mr. Painter was born May 2, 1923, in Commerce to the late Alfred D. and Ruby M. Stephens Painter. He retired after 33 years as a draftsman for United Gas Pipeline. He was a proud World War II veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of First Baptist Church of Crowley.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Juandine Young Painter; brothers, Boyd Painter and Marshall Painter; and sisters, Lucy May Allen, Joyce Hill and Martha Ann Elkins.

Mr. Painter is survived by daughters, Judy Painter and Tami Painter; brother, Loyd “Bud” Painter and wife, Maurine; several nieces and nephews; loving extended family; and friends.

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