Dr. Pennell Churchman Painter, III

Dr. Pennell Churchman Painter, III, of Knoxville, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2011, at his home. He was preceded in death by his parents, Pennell Churchman, Jr. and Bernice Foy Painter. He is survived by his spouse of 35 years , Elizabeth “Betty” Potter Painter; sister and brother-in-law, Linda Painter and Robert Howard; brother and sister-in-law, Patrick and Susan Wolfe Painter; nieces, Jessica Painter and Kristen Howard; nephews, Patrick Painter and Sean Howard; special brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Bill and Rosie Gibson Potter; nephew and spouse, Clint and Autumn Whitcomb Potter; grand-nephew, Cas Potter; special friend and business associate, Norman Crowe; and special friends and caregivers, Charles Craver, Brenda Hoss, Jill Renee Kerley, Darlene Cochran Kerley, and Mary Catherine Ownby. A private funeral service will be held 1:00 PM Friday, July 29, 2011, at Miller Funeral Home Cedar Chapel, with the interment to follow at Carpenter’s Campground Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to University of Tennessee Medical Center Development Office for Cancer Institute (1520 Cherokee Trail, Suite 110, Knoxville, TN 37920 Attn: Rachel Greene). All relatives, professional associates, and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life Ceremony at Wood Auditorium, University Medical Systems Hospital, at 5:30 PM Friday. Arrangements provided by Miller Funeral Home, Maryville, (865) 982-6041, www.millerfuneralhome.org.