Juanita Joyce Bunnell Payton

Juanita Joyce Bunnell Payton, 64, of Elizabethtown, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

Juanita was a member of Locust Grove Baptist Church, loved bingo, was an avid quilter and was a nurse's aide at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

Ms. Payton was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Vivian Wells Snead; her first husband, George Richard Bunnell Sr.; a daughter, Joyce Mae Bunnell; a sister, Loretta Borders; and her grandmother, May Jones.
She is survived by four sons, Eddie Bunnell of Cecilia, Paul Bunnell of Sonora and Gary Bunnell and George Bunnell Jr., both of Elizabethtown; seven grandchildren, Derrick Bunnell, Adam Bunnell, Clayton Bunnell, Laura Bunnell, Martina Bunnell, Jeffery Hicks and Brey Smith; four great-grandchildren, Tiernen Bunnell, Gavyn Bunnell, Alyse Bunnell and Adelynn Bunnell; and several siblings in Elizabethtown and Louisiana.

The funeral is at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 4, at Manakee Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with the Rev. Jim McConnell officiating. Burial will be in Elizabethtown City Cemetery.

Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and continues from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Funeral Home

Manakee Funeral Home
2098 Leitchfield Road Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Published in The News-Enterprise on May 3, 2013