WILLODEAN GORE PAYTON, age 83 of Clanton, passed away on July 8, 2011 at her residence. She was born in Chilton County, AL on November 23, 1927, the daughter of the late Floyd Gore and the late Leta Mae Lowery.
Mrs. Payton was a devoted homemaker.
She is survived by: Husband, R.J. Payton of Clanton; Son, Jeff (Brenda) Payton of Jemison; Son, Bobby (Mervin) Payton of Tulsa, OK; 3 Grandchildren; 3 Step Grandchildren; 6 Great Grandchildren; and sister, Kate Ray of Huntsville, AL.
She is preceded in death by: Parents, Floyd and Leta Mae Gore; Brothers, Johnny and James Gore.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, July 9, 2011 from 5-8pm at the Clanton Church of God.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 2:00pm from the Clanton Church of God with Rev. Chester Connell, Rev. Stoney Barbee, and Rev. Billy Boatwright officiating.
Burial will follow in the Pleasant Grove Methodist Cemetery in Clanton, AL.
Final care and arrangements entrusted to Ellison-Mims Funeral Home of Clanton. www.ellisonmimsfuneralhome.com