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Jerry Dale Payton, 65, Casey County, KY (1954-2020)

Jerry Dale Payton, of Liberty, passed away on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. He was 65.

The funeral service will be held at 1pmCT/2pmET on Friday, January 10, 2020 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Ronnie Dobson officiating. Burial will follow in Peyton Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11-2 on Friday.

Born on February 3, 1954, in Casey County, Kentucky, he was a son of the late Oscar Ray and Nellie Mae Sears Payton. Jerry was a farmer. He enjoyed ginseng digging, gardening, and watching Hour of Harvest gospel show on television nightly. He was a kind-hearted soul that would help anyone in need.

Jerry is survived by two sons, David Payton of Elkhorn and Chris (Jennifer) Payton of Goose Creek, South Carolina; five grandchildren, Jessica, David, Delray, Anna, and Brylee; and four great-grandchildren, Caleb, Jesenia, Levi, and Maddox. Other survivors include four sisters, Pina Tungate, Polly Walls, Rose Denson, and Bernice Walls, all of Liberty; and four brothers, Billy Payton of Indiana, Hershel Payton of Indiana, James Payton of Indiana, and Wallace Payton of Liberty.

In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by four brothers, James Estil Payton, Marshall Payton, Carlos Payton, and Coy Payton.

McKinney-Brown Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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