Connie J. Payton, 1955-2020

MECCA — Connie J. Payton, 65, died Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, at home.

She was born April 30, 1955, in Bazetta, the daughter of Ruth Mary Ruswinkle and Sawyer Slusher Sr. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, Charles L. Payton of Mecca; son, Joshua Payton of Warren; daughter, Teresa Payton of Greater Boston, Mass.; son, Michael Payton of Cleveland; one granddaughter; sisters, Shirley Slusher, Carol Grove, Peggy Jarrell, Del Soltis, Nancy Handfield, Christine Slusher and Gail Downing; and brothers, Sawyer Slusher Jr., David Slusher and Garry Slusher. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters; and one brother.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Friday at West Mecca Cemetery. Arrangements were by the Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, Kinsman.