Aiken, SC – Ms. Myra Elaine Bright Painter, aged 72, died peacefully at home on September 2, 2022.
Ms. Painter was born in Gaffney, SC and has lived in Aiken for the last 50 years. Ms. Painter was an active member of Millbrook Baptist Church for many years. She was the secretary of the Agape Sunday School class. Before becoming a mother, she was employed as a dental assistant. She enjoyed traveling and collecting purple glass found in antique shops on her travels.
Survivors include her husband Ralph E. Painter and brothers Roger (Rita) Bright of Mountain Home, NC and Glenn Bright of Florence, SC. She was preceded in death by her parents, Winfred Nephi Bright and Myra Evelyn Parker Bright, and by their two sons, Ralph E. Painter, III (Rusty) and Darren Wesley Painter.
Her funeral will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 at the Shellhouse Funeral Home, 924 Hayne Ave. Stephen Cannon and Rev. Bill Howard III. After the service, the family receives friends. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakland Cemetery, 717 College Dr., Gaffney, SC 29340.
Memorials in lieu of flowers may be addressed to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 161 N. Clark, Suite 3550, Chicago, IL 60601. www.mda.org.
SHELLHOUSE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 924 HAYNE AVE., AIKEN, SC 29801