Dorothy Nell Hughes Painter, 96, of West Paducah passed away peacefully at 3:35 p.m. Sunday, June 17, 2018 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was retired from the City of Paducah Engineering Department. Dorothy was a member of Margaret Hank Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed quilting, oil painting and watching University of Kentucky Basketball. Dorothy always raised a garden and liked cooking and canning vegetables from her garden.
She is survived by her four daughters, Dianna McMurtry of Paducah, Donna Jo Midyett of Paducah, Debra Kaye Sullivan and husband Terris of Boaz and Denise Gail Painter of Paducah; son, Douglas Painter and wife Linda of Paducah; nine grandchildren, Brian McMurtry, Krystal Woods, Tonya Painter, Shannon Thompson, Lisa Munger, Joshuah Sullivan, Rebekah Morgan, Rachael Oldja and Marie Nguyen; fifteen great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Thomas Painter; son, David Painter; granddaughter, Lora Jo Midyett; four sisters and four brothers. Her parents were Fred S. Hughes and Frances Marion Carroll Hughes.
Private family services will be held at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with burial at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.
Thursday, June 21st, 2018 11:30am, Milnor & Orr
Woodlawn Memorial Gardens