SEPTEMBER 17, 1921 MARCH 15, 2008

JAY, Okla. - Fannie Geraldine Payton passed from this life on March 15, 2008. She was born September 17, 1921 in rural Jay, Oklahoma to Paul and Myrtle (Pritchett) Earp. She graduated from Jay High School in 1940. She was retired nurse and was a member of the Jay Church of Christ. She married Glenn Payton on July 8, 1940.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Glen Payton, four children Carmalita Hamby and husband Glen, Ross Payton and wife Doris, Judy Larmon and husband Don all of Jay, Oklahoma and Lynda Dalrymple and husband Jack of Siloam Springs, Arkansas, one sister, Melba Price of Jay, OK and one half-brother Barney Earp of Tahlequah, OK, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Richard and Mitchell (Bud) Earp and three sisters, Margaret Martino, Lohoma Heard and Orpha Barnhart.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18, 2008 at the Funeral Services of Grand Lake in Jay, Oklahoma. Kenneth Robertson officiated the service. Burial followed at the Duffield Cemetery.

Services were entrusted to the Funeral Services of Grand Lake of Jay, OK.