"Show me the manner in which a nation cares for it's dead and I will measure with mathmatical exactness the tender mercies of it's people, their respect for the laws of the land and their loyalty to high ideals."
Laurie Painter McCarty
Laurie Painter McCarty, 56, of 415 N. Main St., passed away at her residence.
She was the daughter of the late Gilford Neal and Joyce Meeks Painter. She was a nursing aid and of Baptist faith.
Surviving are: daughter, Summer Navy (Chris) of Augusta, GA; sisters, Nancy Bates, Holly Painter and Karen Morrison; grandchildren, Caroline Bell Locke, Alyssa Elaine Navy and James Neal Painter.
She was preceded in death by her son, James Bruce Painter.
The family will be at their respective homes.
Cox Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.