Jimmie Marie Payne Clopton

Oct. 2, 1936 –

July 29, 2012

Jimmie Marie Payne Clopton left for her heavenly home on July 29, 2012.  She was born in Colt, Ark., on Oct. 2, 1936.  

Jimmie received her R. N. degree at the Baptist College of Nursing in Little Rock, Ark. and practiced for 40 years. She was the oldest of five daughters of James J. and Marie Payne. She married David Roscoe Clopton on April 12, 1958, and experienced 54 blessed years of matrimony. She was beloved of her large extended family. Jimmie was a master crafts woman with a project always in progress.  Her heart was always filled with love and caring for others as she walked her life in Christ.  

She is survived by her beloved husband, David Roscoe Clopton of Palmer, Texas; her son, David Roscoe II and wife, Donna; son, James and wife, Lori; daughter, Dawn Rene Woodyatt and husband, Devin; five grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; sisters, Bobbie Jones of Ennis, Texas, Della Coe of Garrett, Texas and Brenda Dailey of Paragould, Ark.  

Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at Brown Street Church of Christ in Waxahachie.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Boles Children’s Home, 7065 Love, Quinlan, TX 75474.

Byrum Funeral Home, 425 North Dallas Avenue, Lancaster, TX 75146  972-227-2121