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Celebrating the life of

Judith Gail Painter

August 23, 1959 - September 16, 2023

Judith Gail Painter

The family of Judith Gail Painter of Savannah. Georgia, are saddened to announce her passing on Saturday, September 16, 2023, following a period of declining health. She was born in Valdosta, Georgia, on August 23,1959 to Virgil And Jackie McCrary.

She was blessed with a caring heart to nourish children and enjoyed her teaching career. Having earned her masters in education, retired in 2016, from Chatham County School.

She was raised in Valdosta, Georgia, Baptized at Northside Baptist Church where she learned to love the Lord and also met her loving husband of 43 years, EC Painter. They had one son, Evan Painter, both preceding her in deah. She was also predeceased by her father, Virgil McCrary, infant sister, Rosalyn McCrary, father-in-law, Elmer Painter and brother-in-law, Phil Painter.

Survivors include hs mother, Jackie McCrary, brother, and sister-in-law, Don and Linda McCrary, mother-in-law, Jean Painter, sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Susan and Scott Noakes, nephews, Ryan and Brett McCrary, Alex Noakes, nieces, Emily Noakes and Amber Shahan.

A family memorial service willbe anoounced at a late date.  



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I was saddened to her of Gail's passing. My prayers go out to her family.

- Cricket Walton , Savannah, GA

We are so sorry to hear about Gail’s passing. Please know all of you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

- Donald and LeAnne Consos, Savannah, GA

Sorry to hear this she was one of my teachers in elementary school

- Anderson, Wilmington Island , Ga

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- Anderson, Wilmington Island, Ga

We are heartbroken to learn of Gail's passing, as well as EC's. We loved their family and Evan was a friend of our son's growing up on Wilmington Island. Gail was an angel, running to help anyone who was in need. She was a devoted servant of God who adored her family and cherished her friends. My fondest memories were before I really knew her. She was singing so beautifully in church, smiling through each verse of, "His eye is on the sparrow." They are all together in heaven now, in perfect health and wrapped in the arms of our Savior. We were so blessed by them all here on this earth. Peace and love to the family.

- Georgia & Joe Byrd, Savannah, GA

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel

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