EULA “Meme” SOUTHERLAND PAINTER
November 1, 1928 – June 26, 2014
WENDELL – Eula Byrd Southerland Painter, 85, died Thursday. A native of Johnston Co., She was daughter to the late Doctor “Doc” Washington & Katie Byrd Southerland. Eula served in many capacities at Wendell Baptist Church for many years. She was co-owner of Saunders Pharmacy. Her children & grandchildren were the light of her life. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Wyatt Thaxton Painter.
She is survived by her daughters; Tricia Painter of Wendell, Sally P. Walczak (David) of Morehead City, brother; Sherwood Southerland (Janice) of Smithfield, grandchildren; Anna Kate Painter and Drew Walczak, numerous nieces & nephews.
Flowers welcomed or memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Research or Transitions Life Care.
Funeral service 3 pm, Sunday, Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, 211 W. Third St., Wendell with visitation from 1:30 pm -3 pm, prior to the service. Burial, Greenmount Cemetery.