Payton Hester Ezell
Published: January 12, 2011
Payton Hester Ezell, 89, of Cabot died Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at his home. He was born June 14, 1921 in Dalark, Arkansas to the late Willis and Rosa Langley Ezell. Mr. Ezell served in the U.S. Army during WW II. He was employed many years with Arkansas Power and Light. Mr. Ezell served as a volunteer fireman in Jacksonville for 21 years.
He was preceded in death several brothers and sisters. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Myrtle Ezell of Cabot; four children, Thomas Ezell of Memphis, Tennessee, Ricky and his wife, Reba Ezell of Cabot, Vickie and her husband William Fielding of Cabot, and Denver Ezell of Camden, Arkansas, five grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Thursday, January 13, 2011 at Moore's Jacksonville Funeral Chapel with Jerry Terrell officiating. Interment will follow at Bayou Meto Cemetery in Jacksonville. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral home. The family has requested memorials be made to Arkansas Hospice. Please sign online guestbook at www.mooresjacksonvillefuneralhome.com. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Moore's Jacksonville Funeral Home. (501) 982-2136.