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Wynona Harris Payton

Obituary Date: Thursday, August 18, 2011
Wynona Harris Payton, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday August 18, 2011 at her residence following an extended illness.

Born November 6, 1926 in Carrollton, Georgia to the late Jesse Terrell and Elma Harris, she had lived in Dawson County since 1975 having moved from Mableton. Mrs. Payton retired as an Underwriter with Commercial Union Insurance Company after 30 years of service. She was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church and was also preceded in death by her husband, Buel "Ben" Payton, and a brother, J. T. Harris.

Surviving are her son and daughter in law, Ben and Dee Payton, Dawsonville; grandchildren, Tracie Burriss, Emily Henderson, Drew Payton; great grandchildren, Payton Burriss, Thomas Burriss, Anne Marie Burriss; sisters, June Strobino, Violette Denney, Glenda Middleton, Francine Bundrum, Johnnie Bruce, Julia Rose; and brothers, Dennis Harris, Connor Harris.

Funeral services will be held Saturday August 20, 2011 at 11 o'clock at New Hope United Methodist Church with the remains placed in state at 10 a.m. Rev. Larry Patton and Rev. Dennis H. Harris will officiate. Interment will follow in the Glenloch Baptist Church Cemetery in Franklin, GA at 4 p.m.

Condolences may be expressed at

Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.
Funeral Date
08/20/2011 at 12:00AM
Funeral Home
Bearden Funeral Home