Death Claims Mrs. Painter

Mrs. Annie Painter died at her home in Astoria Saturday forenoon at about 11 o'clock, following a seven months' illness. She was born in Missouri, March 20, 1871, the daughter of James and Margaret McGown Osborne. She was aged 74 years, 11 months and 3 days.

Mrs. Painter's mother passed away when she was quite small and for a good many years she made her home with the late Mr. and Mrs. William Price of near Bluff City.

On March 5, 1895 she was united in marriage to Leonard Painter. To this union three daughters were born: Mrs. Ina Cassel, deceased, Mrs. Eva Prather and Mrs. Naomi McKinley, both of Astoria. Besides the two daughters, she is survived by her husband, three grandchildren, Nedra Lind, who was raised from infancy in the home, Kenneth Prather and John McKinley, also one brother, Orange Osborne of Astoria and one sister, Mrs. Iva Fouts of Burlington, Iowa.

Mrs. Painter was a member of the Woodland Church of the Brethren, and the Royal Neighbors lodge.

Funeral services were held Monday at the Methodist church, conducted by Rev. H. Sheldon Pattison, assisted by Rev. G. G. Canfield. Interment was made in the Astoria cemetery.


Published in the Argus-Searchlight on 2/27/1946


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