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Johnnie Dee Painter Sr.

July 17, 1928 — May 31, 2023

Sylva

Johnnie Dee Painter Sr.

Johnnie Dee Painter Sr., 94, passed away early Wednesday morning May 31, 2023
A native of Jackson County, Johnnie was the son of the late Walter Burke Painter Sr and Annie Lee Frizzell Painter
He was a graduate of Webster High School and was a Member of Lovedale Baptist Church where he was a Trustee and served on various other committees. He was a licensed building contractor and built numerous homes and businesses in and around Jackson County. 
In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his wife; Margaret Adams Painter, their daughter Patricia Painter Shephard, his two sisters; Ruth Snyder and Mary Painter and a brother; Walter Painter Jr.
He is survived by his sons; Johnnie Dee (Leslie) Painter Jr of Napa, CA., 
                                               Doug (Mary Anne) Painter of Cullowhee
Sister; Doris Monteith of Sylva
Brother; Harrison (Ina) Painter of Knoxville, TN
Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM Saturday June 3, 2023 at Lovedale Baptist Church with the Revs. Mike Farmer, Earl Holden and David Powell officiating. The family will be receiving friends from 12:00 pm till 2:00 prior to the Service at the Church. Burial will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens.  
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Lovedale Baptist Church Building Fund, 160 Lovedale Rd, Sylva, NC 28779 or to Four Seasons Hospice, 571 S. Allen Rd, Flat Rock, NC 28731

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Visitation

Saturday, June 3, 2023

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lovedale Baptist Church

41 Love Dale Rd, Sylva, NC 28779

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Funeral Service

Saturday, June 3, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lovedale Baptist Church

41 Love Dale Rd, Sylva, NC 28779

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