February 18, 2019

Mr. Joe Harvey Payne

Mr. Joe Harvey Payne,73 of Newnan, passed away at his residence on February 10, 2019.

He was born on August 21, 1945 in Grantville, Georgia to the late Rufus R. Payne and Mary L. Attaway Payne.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Payne is preceded in death by his brother, Charles R. Payne.

Mr. Payne proudly served our country in the National Guard and was the owner of Joe’s Grading and Backhoe. He also was the owner of A Superior Sawing and Coring and American Directional Drilling.

Mr. Joe Harvey Payne is survived by his wife, Linda L. Payne; his daughters, Lisa Orantez (Ibis) and Lori Bearden (Cassidy); his step-son, Brian Henry; his brother, Dr. Melvin L. Payne (Mildred); his granddaughter and his four grandsons; as well as one great grandson.

The family will receive friends at Higgins Hillcrest Chapel on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 from 6-8 p.m. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at Oak Hill Cemetery with Rev. Jimmy Fleming officiating.

Higgins Funeral Home of Newnan is in charge of the arrangements.

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