Margaret Bessie Payton Deane, 79, of
Ruckersville, passed away October 3, 2008 at the
University of Virginia Medical Center.
She was born January 9, 1929 in Georgia, a daughter
of the late Luther B. Payton and Addie Frances Pierce
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in
death by her husband, Thomas Monroe Deane; a
daughter-in-law, Suzie Deane; four brothers, Robert
Payton, Louis Payton, Dewey Payton and Henry Payton.
Margaret is survived by three sons, Thomas M.
Deane, Jr. of Ruckersville, James Lumpkin and his
wife, Diane of Dawsonville, Georgia, Ronald Joseph
Deane and his wife, Debbie of Culpeper; four
daughters, Edith Espy of Plainville, Georgia, Amelia
Louise McKenney of Rome, Georgia, Frances Cline and
her husband, Bobby of Tennessee; Theresa Eddins of
Ruckersville; one stepson, Louin Monroe Deane of
Stanardsville; two brothers, L. B. Payton, Jr. of
Rome, Georgia, Clarence Payton of Calhoun, Georgia;
four sisters, Alice Lumpkin and Bertha Lumpkin both of
Rome, Georgia; Ella Tidwell of Cummings, Georgia,
Martha Sue Roberts and her husband, William of Cedar
Bluff, Alabama; numerous grandchildren and great
grandchildren; and many other loving family members
There will be a graveside service 11:00 A.M.
Monday, October 6, 2008 at Holly Memorial Gardens with
the Rev. James Woods officiating.
There will be no viewing or visitation.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations
be made to Ryan Funeral Home, PO Box 274,
Ruckersville, Virginia 22968.
Ryan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements