Sidney Lenard Payton

Sidney Lenard Payton, 85, of Glendale, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

He was a native of Hardin County, a member of Masonic Lodge No. 749 in Upton, Kosair Shrine Temple and Eastern Star Chapter No. 74 of Upton.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Doris Jean Williams Payton; his parents, Charlie and Hattie Sinclair Payton; four brothers; and four sisters.

He is survived by his daughter, Teresa (J.R.) Dodson of Elizabethtown; two sons, Rick (Becky) Payton and Eddie (Sherry) Payton, all of Elizabethtown; a sister, Betty Neff of Glendale; six grandchildren, Darrell (Nanette) Payton, Dusty (Mike) Hilse, Richie (Terri) Payton, Missy (Scott) Wood, Amanda (Blake) Wachowski and Amy Payton; and eight great-grandchildren, Macie, Noah and McKay Payton, Wyatt and Colton Wachowski, Brandon and Autumn Cochran and Sydney Wood.

The funeral is at 2 p.m. Friday, March 1, at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with the Rev. Rick Trumbo officiating. Burial follows in Mount Zion Cemetery.

Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. today and continues at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Funeral Home

Brown Funeral Home
306 College Street Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 765-2737
Published in The News-Enterprise on Feb. 28, 2013