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Brenda L. Payton

August 28, 1952 - September 10, 2021


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    Nancy Hoppenstedt says

    Brenda will always hold a very special place in my heart. We met in Mary Kay when we were newbies to the business. Brenda set an excellent example for me then and over the many years of our friendship. I will cherish her laughter and compassionate heart. Praying for Mike and the family. Praying that the Lord will give you all strength and peace during this difficult time. Knowing that Brenda is safely home brings us much comfort. The hope we have is now Brenda’s reality.

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    Rob and Sandy sherman says

    Our precious friend Brenda will be so missed. Brenda was truly a woman who loved God. She was so sweet , loving , kind. Giving and caring. Brenda was so grateful for the Impact Rob had on her life. Her sweet smile and compassion will be so missed but never forgotten. We are all sad but have such joy knowing she is being held in the arms of Jesus!! Love you Mike, Jeremy and Wendy. Praying for peace and comfort.

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    Amy Adams says

    I am so learn of Brenda’s passing. We were in a networking group about ten years ago and I really liked her a lot. She was always smiling, friendly and one of my favorite people to sit with. Please accept my most sincere condolences. Brenda’s family will be in my prayers. I know she’s with Jesus, which makes it a bit sweeter for all who loved abd cared about her .

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Brenda L. Payton, age 69, passed away on Friday, September 10, 2021. Brenda was born on August 28, 1952 in Evansville, Indiana to Robert and Mary Anne Southern.

Brenda worked for Mary Kay Cosmetics for 40 plus years. She built a successful following of loyal customers and became friends with most of her clientele. She was successful in her business, but foremost in her life was her family.

Brenda is preceded in death by her parents and her brother Henry Southern. She is survived by her loving husband of 37 years Michael Payton; her son Jeremy Spence; daughter Wendy (Stephan) Nugent; step-sons Jason Payton and Jon Payton; step-daughter Lindsay Connor; grandchildren Ryder, Noah, Kallon, Olivia, Bella, and Jayde. In addition, she is survived by her sisters Jan (Mike) Frank and Holly Clark; numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family and close friends.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 16, 2021 from 9am-1pm at Sunset Funeral Home. A memorial service will begin at 1pm in the Chapel at Sunset Funeral Home.