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Saturday, August 28, 2021

Obituary - Tommy Dale Payton

Tommy Dale Payton, 68, Nevada, MO, passed away on Thursday, August 26, 2021 in Nevada. Tommy was born on December 30, 1952 in Osceola, MO to Edgar Earl and Dortha Gertrude (Stone) Payton.

Tommy grew up in St. Clair County Missouri and later came to Nevada. He worked in several restaurants in the Nevada area. He worked as a custodian at Vernon County Court House until his retirement.

Survivors include his three children, Cory Payton, El Dorado Springs, MO, Shawn Payton, Kearney, MO and Melissa Jones, Richards, MO; siblings, Betty Slater, Wichita, KS, Earl Payton and his wife Lynn, Charleston, MO and David Payton and his wife Margaret, Milo, MO; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife Norma, his parents and one brother, George Payton.

A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.