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Loren C. Peyton

Loren C. Peyton, 83, died at the Tennessee Veterans Home in Murfreesboro, Tenn.A native of Miles City, Mont., he had lived most of his life in Colorado and had lived in Murfreesboro for the past three years. He was a self-employed auto mechanic and a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served in World War II.He was preceded in death by his parents, Phil and Mina Heap Heerlein, his wife, Dorothy Peyton; daughter Jean Henry, and sons Jerry Peyton and Ron Newby.Survivors include sons Bill Peyton of Norman, Okla., Edward Peyton of Murfreesboro, Bob Peyton of Kelso, Wash., John Peyton of Silt, Melvin Peyton of Colorado Springs, and Lee Peyton of Radium; daughter Patricia Peyton of Coos Bay, Ore.; stepsons Jim Newby of California, Bob Newby of Gypsum, Gene Newby of Missouri and Gary Newby of New York; a stepsister, Doris Bair of Glenwood Springs; 33 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.Burial will be in Colorado at a later date.Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home in Murfreesboro is in charge of arrangements in Tennessee.Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home in Murfreesboro is in charge of arrangements in Tennessee.

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