Originally created 04/09/06

Marion D. Payton (DERIDDER, La.)



DERIDDER, La. - Marion D. Payton, Sr., 62, passed away in University Hospital in Augusta, on Thursday, April 6, 2006. Mr. Payton was born in Augusta and moved to DeRidder in 1969. He was a retired Millworks having worked for Boise Cascade in DeRidder. He attended Smryna Baptist Church in Sugartown, La. and loved to read. He is survived by three sons, David Payton of DeRidder, Jeff Payton of Augusta and Tim Payton of Gonzales, La.; two daughters, Teresa Smith of Portland, Texas and Maria Harris of Sulphur, La.; one brother, John Allen Atkins of Augusta; one sister, Francis Annette Wammock of Augusta; seven grandchildren and two aunts, Mary Lucille Dorrill and Elizabeth Lowery. His funeral will be at 10:0 a.m., Tuesday, April 11, 2006 in Labby Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in DeRidder with Rev. Roger Gill officiating. Burial will follow in Smyrna Cemetery under the direction of Labby Memorial Funeral Home in DeRidder. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday, April 10, 2006 and from 9:00 a.m. until time of the service on Tuesday, April 11, 2006 also at the funeral home. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-April 9, 2006