Mrs. Joann Morris Payton

Mrs. Joann Morris Payton

Mrs. Joann Morris Payton, of Senoia, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013, at her residence.

She was born in Atlanta to the late John R. Morris and the late Opal Wilson. Mrs. Payton was a member of Shadnor First Baptist Church. She retired as a manager with Delta Credit.

Mrs. Payton is preceded in death by her sisterâ sâ , Doris Fowler and Dorothy Pruitt; and her brother, Robert Morrisâ .

She is survived by sons, Stephen Millard Payton of Sharpsburg, Joe Michael Payton of Hogansville and David Scot Payton of Newnan; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Brenda Groce of Stockbridge; brothers, Jâ ack Morris of Haralson and Ronnie Morris of Thomaston.

Funeral services for Mrs. Joann Morris Payton will be conducted Saturday, May 18 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Holly Hill Funeral Home with Pastor Ken Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in College Park.

The family received friends for visitation Friday, May 17 at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. Condolences may be sent to the family online at

Holly Hill Funeral Home, 431 SW Broad S., Fairburn, GA 30213, has been entrusted with arrangements.

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