Eulah M. (Wisehart) Payne, 96, formerly of El Dorado Springs, daughter of W.H. and Ora (Harbison) Wisehart, was born in Myrtle, on May 10, 1923. God called her Home to Himself on Sept. 29, 2019, while she was residing in West Vue Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in West Plains.

Eulah made the most important decision of her life, her profession of faith in Jesus Christ as her Savior, when she a young girl.

On Aug. 19, 1948, Eulah was united in marriage with the one man who won her heart, Robert D. Payne (Bob). To their happy union two daughters, Patricia (Barger) and Marsha (Harter), and two sons, Kenton and David, were born.

Bob and Eulah moved to West Plains in 1988 where Bob went to his eternal Home in April 1989. Eulah was also preceded in death by her parents; three sisters; one son, David; one grandson, Daniel Mark Barger; and one great grandson, Jeremy McConville.

Eulah leaves to celebrate her memory: Pat and Don Barger of El Dorado Springs; Marsha and Jim Harter of Nashville, TN,; and Kent and Ava Payne of  Lee’s Summit; seven grandchildren – Tricia Patrick, Steve Barger, Jennifer Ervin, Jamie Waters, Jeff Harter, Jessica Harter and Lucas Payne; 10 great- grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Eulah was a long-time active member of First Free Will Baptist Church, West Plains. She served as a volunteer at the Ozark Medical Center Hospital and the hospital thrift shop for over 25 years.

Eulah loved the Lord, her family and her church and will be greatly missed by everyone who knew her because our lives are better for having known her.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made for Bibles in Eulah’s name from The Gideons International.

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