Myrna Painter | Obituaries | The Register Herald
Myrna L. Painter
August 26, 1938 –
June 3, 2021
Myrna Painter, 82, of Princeton, passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at the Rockin ‘Chair Residential Care in Lerona. Born August 26, 1938 in Mount Hope, she was the daughter of the late Virgil Ball and Gula Halstead Ball.
Ms. Painter graduated from Mount Hope High School in 1956, where she was a cheerleader, reunion queen and trumpet. She graduated from Beckley College in 1958. Myrna retired from the Mercer County Board of Education. After her retirement, she took on a replacement as a kindergarten helper, opened the Chuck Mathena center, met friends for the senior exercise group, and took bus trips. His hobbies included traveling, reading, cooking, gardening, knitting, and teamwork. She traveled the world with her husband, Bill, who worked for Firestone. She grew up attending the Presbyterian Church in Mount Hope, West Virginia, and later the Church of the Nazarene in Princeton, West Virginia.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Bill Painter, twin sister, Myra Crotty, sister Trisha Long; and her beloved canine companion, Susie Q.
Survivors include a brother, Andrew Ball and his wife Linda of Carterville, GA; and special niece, Kara Crotty Riffe and her husband Jon of Glade Springs, WV; special niece Laura Dougherty and husband Peter of Orlando, FL; one son, Mark Painter; one daughter, Cheryl Painter, as well as many special friends.
The family would like to thank Rockin Chair and Villages of Greystone for their care and compassion.
A funeral service will be held at a later date at Resthaven Memorial Park in Princeton.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Chuck Mathena Center in Princeton.
Arrangements by Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton. Online condolences can be shared with family at www.bailey-kirk.com.
Published on June 5, 2021