FEBRUARY 25, 1917 - NOVEMBER 25, 2008

JAY - Glenn “Dude” Payton passed away from this life on Monday, November 25, 2008 at Grove General Hospital at the age of 91. Glenn was born February 25, 1917 in the Deerlick area of rural Jay, Oklahoma to Albert and Rachel (Dukes) Payton. He was a retired street maintenance supervisor for the City of Jay; having also worked as a bus driver and transportation supervisor for the Jay Public Schools for 23 year from 1946 to 1969. He was a member of the Church of Christ. He married Fannie Geraldine Earp on July 8, 1940.

Glenn is preceded death by his wife Fannie after 67 years of marriage, his parents, and four brothers; Cecil, Melvin, Ray, and Clyde.

He is survived by four children; Carmaleta Hamby and her husband Glen, Ross Payton and his wife Doris, Judy Larmon and her husband Don all from Jay, OK and Lynda Dalrymple and her husband Jack of Siloam Springs, AR. Six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Services were 2:00 PM Friday November 28, 2008 at the Funeral Services of Grand Lake Chapel, Jay, Ok.  Kenny Robertson, minister officiated.  Interment was at Duffield Cemetery.  Online condolences may be made at