Payton, James 1879-1950

PAYTON, James 1879-1950
East Liverpool Review
August 19, 1950

Former City Man Claimed
James Payton, 71, Is Heart Attack Victim

James Payton, 71, of Youngstown, former East Liverpool resident, died suddenly Friday at 5:30 a.m. of a heart attack.

Born in England, July 6, 1879, a son of James and Mary Stevens Payton, he spent most of his life in East Liverpool and Alliance, moving to Youngstown four years ago.

He was employed as a foreman at the Potters Supply Co for 30 years before moving to Alliance. He attended the First Christian Church.

Besides his widow, Mrs. Margaret Broadbent Payton, whom he married in East Liverpool in 1910, he is survived by four daughters, Mrs. C. H. Harmon and Mrs. Doroghty Douthit? of Akron, Miss Louise Payton of Alliance, and Mrs. Eleanor Durham of Youngstown; a son, James M. Payton of Youngstown; four sisters, Mrs. Annie Emmons of New Brighton, Mrs. Cyrus Deems of Mineral Wells, W. Va., and Mrs. Florence Founds and Mrs. Mary Peake of East Liverpool; two brothers, Arthur Payton and Walter Payton of East Liverpool, and seven grandchildren.

Friends may call Saturday night at the Stewart-Kyle Funeral Home in Hubbard, and Sunday afternoon and night at the Woods Funeral Home in Atwater.

Services will be held at the Woods Funeral Home Monday at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in Atwater Cemetery.