Vernon Lee Payton

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Mr. Vernon Lee Payton, 59, of Jonesboro, formerly of Marked Tree, died Friday, March 29, 2013, at St. Bernard's in Jonesboro. Born Dec. 24, 1953, in Marked Tree, he was a farmer and a Pentecostal.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Carter Payton and Clara Atchley; and his brother, Lonnie Payton.

Mr. Payton leaves two sisters, Judy Payton and Patsy Payton of Virginia Beach, Va.; and

Four brothers, James Payton and David Payton of Marked Tree, Jarry Payton of Gadsden, and Benny Payton of Dyess.

A memorial service, officiated by Bro. Lynn Vinson, will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Wilson Funeral Home in Tyronza.