Eula E. Payton, age 96 years and 11 months,of Douglass, passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013.
Visitation 2-8 p.m. ,with family receiving friends 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 5, Hilyard-Smith Mortuary, 507 S. Maple in Douglass. Funeral service 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, Douglass United Methodist Church, 204 S. Willow.
Eula was born Sept. 12, 1916 to Glenn and Esther (Stanley) Rowe. She married Leonard "Bud" Payton, Nov. 14, 1936. She worked at Boeing for 7 years and as a school cook at Douglass for 17 years.
She is preceded in death by: her parents; her husband; 4 siblings, 1 grandchild and 1 great-grandchild.
Survivors include: her children, Charlene Davis (Don), Roger Payton (Pat), Georgia Bergley (Russ), 9 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, 5 step great-grandchildren, 17 great-great-grandchildren, and 2 step great-great-grandchildren.
Memorials have been established with the Douglass United Methodist Church, 204 S. Willow, Douglass, KS 67039 and Douglass Senior Center, P.O. Box 302, Douglass, KS 67039.
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