Charles Richard Payton

Published 9:53 am Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Charles Richard Payton

Charles Richard Payton, 81, of Verbena died Sunday, Dec. 17 at his residence.

He was born on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 1936 in Clanton, son of the late Odell Payton and the late Leither Powell Payton.

He was an attorney.

Surviving are his wife, Juanita Payton of Verbena; daughters, Cheryl Crisona (Dr. Frank Crisona, Jr.) of Arab and Cynthia Pate of Arab; grandsons, Kevin Pate of Denair, California and Dr. Frank Crisona, III of Augusta, Georgia; granddaughter, Laura Pate of Memphis, Tennessee; brother, Bruce Payton (Helen) of Clanton; and niece, Angel Knight (Michael) of Clanton.

He was preceded in death by his nephew, Brett Payton.

Friends will be received from 12-1 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 20 at Martin Funeral Home.

Services will be held Wednesday, Dec. 20 at 1 p.m. at Martin Chapel with Rev. Randall Edwards officiating. Interment will follow in Chestnut Creek Baptist Cemetery, Verbena.

Martin Funeral Home directing.

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