I am sure my grandmother is very pleased with the dignity and care given for her final goodbye. The celebration was uplifting and flawless and my family and I will be forever grateful.
May 28, 1932 — March 31, 2019
Phyllis Ruth Payton, 86, of Taylorsville, passed away Sunday, March 31, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. She was a member of Waterford Church of Christ and a homemaker. Her greatest gift was always being there for her children and family. She was preceded in death by her parents, George, Sr. and Maude Taurman; her husband, Lelon Payton; a brother, George Taurman, Jr.; a sister, Carolyn Slagle; along with a grandson, Nicholas Hemmer. She is survived by her four sons, Randal, Charles, Glenn, and Timothy Payton; two daugthers, Patsy Glass and Jill Hemmer; two brothers, Jim and Jerry Taurman; one sister, Janice Bersaglia; along with eleven grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandson. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at the McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home, Mt. Washington with burial to follow in the Mount Washington Cemetery. Friends may visit from 1-8 p.m. Wednesday and after 9 a.m. Thursday.