Eddie Payton, 80, of Stowell, died Monday, May 12, 2014. He was born October 5, 1933, in High Island, to Audie Mae Coleman and Noah Payton. Eddie had been a longtime resident of the High Island area, before moving to Stowell. Mr. Payton is survived by his wife, Marie Miles Bootsie Payton of Stowell; daughter, Rebecca Jo Frisby and her husband, James, of Nederland; son, Ben Eric Payton and his wife, Laurie, of Stowell; son-in-law, Paul Myers of High Island; grandchildren, Erika Miles and her husband, Rob; Evie Brindley and her husband, Chris; Emily Ball and her husband, Kristian; Jessica Mouton and her husband, Eric; and Eric Payton; great- grandchildren, Alyssa, Audrey, and April Miles; Elijah Ball, Konner and Dade Brindley, Maddox and Cory Mouton; sisters, Mary Ruth Gau and Erin Mae Curly Pickney; brother, Jack Payton; and numerous other family members. He is preceded in death by parents; daughter, Kathy Myers; sisters, Lillian Ferguson and Dorene Wallace; brothers, Noah Jr. Payton and Charles Pop Payton. A gathering of Mr. Payton's family and friends will be from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm, Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Broussard's, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. His funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, May 15, 2014, at Broussard's, with interment to follow at High Island Cemetery, High Island. Memorial contributions may be made to High Island Cardinal Club, PO Box 82, High Island, Texas 77623. Complete and updated information may be found at broussards1889.com
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134 W Buccaneer
Winnie, TX 77665
Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on May 14, 2014