1925 - 2007 (81 years)
||Lela Esther "Betty" Painter |
||21 Dec 1925
||Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma 
||27 Apr 2007
||San Jose, Santa Clara, California [1, 2, 3]
||21 Sep 2007 |
||Howard Andrew "Andrew" Painter, b. 30 Jul 1892, Bellefonte, Pulaski County, Missouri , d. 27 Apr 1966, Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma (Age 73 years) |
||Sylvia Pearl Taylor, b. 25 Jul 1889, Pulaski County, Missouri , d. 3 May 1982, Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma (Age 92 years) |
||7 Apr 1915
||Taylor home, Waynesville, Pulaski County, Missouri 
||Painters and their friends at the creek|
L-R: Billy Painter, Gwendolyn Hutchins, Esther Sowders, Betty Painter, Mary Painter, Marshall Sowders, Howard Painter, Jimmy Alexander, Leslie Hutchins and Lovelle Alexander, Tulsa, Oklahoma
noted 4 May 2007
Betty Miller 1925 ~ 2007 Betty Lela Esther Painter Miller died on April27, 2007 at the age of 81. She is survived by her children, Sylvia Muhr,Mary Chambers, Charlotte Miller and Lewis Miller; by her 10 grandchildren- Ben, Jill, Kate, Megan, Molly, Nic Annie, Bina, Chloe and Ian; twogreat grandchildren- Olivia and Elle; and by her siblings - Iris, Bob,Bill, Mary, George, Jim, Joe, Jon and Charlotte. Three siblingspredeceased her - Howard, Vanda and Helen. Betty was the daughter ofHoward Andrew and Sylvia Pearl Painter. She grew up on a farm andgraduated from high school in New Bloomfield, Missouri and she taughtnearby. She moved to St. Louis with her husband, Lewis, where she raisedher children. She loved her family, baseball and politics. In the 1960sshe supported George Wallace with the same veracity that she supportedJesse Jackson in the 1980s. As a teenager, she often corresponded withDizzy Dean about the St. Louis Cardinals. She has lived with her siblingsand children in many different places, including Buffalo, San Jose, SaltLake, Tulsa and San Antonio. While she lived in Salt Lake she attendedthe Calvary Baptist Church. James Tobin, who predeceased her, was thelove of her life.
Published in the Deseret News on 4/29/2007.
- [S2006] Painter Palette, Charlotte Painter Bell, (family newsletter).
- [S1970] Obituary of Betty Painter Miller, Betty Miller, Betty Miller 1925 ~ 2007 Betty Lela Esther Painter Miller died on April 27, 2007 at the age of 81. She is survived by her children, Sylvia Muhr, Mary Chambers, Charlotte Miller and Lewis Miller; by he, r 10 grandchildren - Ben, Jill, Kate, Megan, Molly, Nic Annie, Bina, Chloe and Ian; two great grandchildren- Olivia and Elle; and by he.
- [S1578] Social Security Death Index online, Name: Betty L. Miller, SSN: 500-58-4936, Last Residence: 95124 San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States of America, Born: 21 Dec 1925, Died: 27 Apr 2007, State (Year) SSN issued: Missouri (1968 ).
- [S2509] Personal comment, T. Anderson Painter, Note on back of wedding photo.