PEYTON, Mary Ruth, 79, of Brooksville, passed away February 7, 2018.
She was born March 17,1938 in Christian, West Virginia and came to this area 48 years ago from Newark, Ohio. She was the owner and operator of La Boutique which she began in 1978 and grew into three successful stores. She was also active in the American Heart Association Heart Ball Fundraiser in Hernando County.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law: James, Jr. & Rhonda Peyton of Brooksville, Florida; daughters and sons-in-law: Tere & Howard James of Mississippi and Cheryl & John Barry of Spring Hill, Florida; brother: Arthur Greenhill of Ohio; sister: Gerelene Adkins of South Carolina; grandchildren: Jeffery Pickett, Jason Pickett, Shadrick Peyton, John Barry, Jr., Nancy Barry; great-grandchildren: Jeffery Pickett, Jr., Madelyn Pickett, Olivia Pickett, Mackenzie Pickett, Ireland Peyton, Evelyn Peyton, Bruce Barry, Yuna Barry, Lily Ann Barry.
A Visitation for family and friends will be held at 11:00am – 1:00pm, Monday, February 12, 2018 at Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville Chapel, where Funeral Services will begin at 1:00pm, with Pastor Shadrick Peyton officiating. Burial will follow at Florida Hills Memorial Gardens.
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