Julia Marie Ford Painter, 88, of Zionsville, died May 26, 2013.
She was born Feb. 17, 1925, in Hillsboro, to Walter R. and Evelyn Hessler Ford. A 1943 graduate of Waynetown High School, Julia married George A Painter Jr. on April 23, 1946, and dedicated her life to being a homemaker and raising her boys. Julia and George were married almost 61 years at the time of his death on Feb. 23, 2007.
She is survived by her sons, Roger and his wife, Linda, and David and his wife, LuAnn. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Grant, Patrick, Kristen, Lauren and Cory; and her two great-grandchildren, Avery and Amelia.
Her parents preceded her in death, as did her husband.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, June 3, 2013, at Zionsville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of Indiana, 50 E. 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240; www.alz.org/indiana.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Flanner and Buchanan-Zionsville.