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Thomas Earl Painter

January 6, 2018
Thomas Earl Painter
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Obituary for Thomas Earl Painter

Thomas Earl Painter, 87, of Portsmouth, VA, passed away January 6, 2018.

Born in Spartanburg, SC, he was the son of the late Colon and Zillie Painter. He was a U. S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of the American Legion.

Left to cherish his memory: his wife, Anita Painter; daughters, Sheilah Malcom of Portsmouth, VA and Tracey Thompson of Chesapeake, VA; sons, Thomas Stephen Painter and Franklin Earl Painter, both of Norfolk, VA; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Arrangements are by Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Tidewater Drive Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Legion. Condolences may be offered to the family at

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Graveside Service




2:00 PM 1/12/2018 2:00:00 PM
Forest Lawn Cemetery

8100 Granby Street
Norfolk, VA 23505

Forest Lawn Cemetery
8100 Granby Street Norfolk 23505 VA
United States

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The American Legion

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Post Office Box 361626
Indianapolis, IN 46236

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