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Mildred Painter

March 15, 1924 — April 20, 2022

Mildred Painter

Mildred Porter Painter, 98, of Fall Branch, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 20, 2022, in the comfort of her home surrounded by her loving family following a brief illness. She was an avid gardener and wonderful cook. Mildred graduated from Dungannon High School. She worked many years at Eastman before becoming a wife and mother. Mildred loved playing basketball and softball for the company teams. She married Ted L. Painter on March 24, 1952, in Ringgold, GA. Mildred was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Ted L. Painter; her parents, David Hampton and Ada Belle Artrip Porter; four brothers, Clyde, Paul, John, and Bill Porter; two sisters, Thelma Porter Armstrong and Dorothy Porter Thomas.

Mildred is survived by her daughters, Donna Painter Arnold and Deborah Painter Neese and husband Roger; son, Steven Painter and wife Joyce; granddaughter, Jessica Arnold and husband Micah; four grandsons, Scott Arnold and wife Brooke, Bradley Painter and wife Emily, Wesley Painter and wife Shayna, and Matthew Arnold; ten great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

A gathering of family and friends will be from 3 to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 24, 2022, at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Fall Branch.

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Sunday, April 24, 2022

3:00 - 5:30 pm (Eastern time)

Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Fall Branch

Fall Branch, TN

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