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Willie Nell Pressley Payton

March 16, 1925 - April 6, 2014
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Willie Nell Pressley Payton March 16, 1925 – April 6, 2014.Mrs. Payton passed away peacefully at her home with her loving family at her bedside. She has been the matriarch of her family throughout many generation. We are all thankful she is no longer suffering and is with her sweet Jesus. The ones left behind, we mourn the loss of the best mother, ma-ma, aunt Widdie, and friend there has ever been. Mrs. Payton was a faithful member of Unity Presbyterian Church since her childhood. She took such pride in being a devoted wife and loving mother and grandmother. She was known for her delectable cooking and immaculately clean house, but...
Willie Nell Pressley Payton March 16, 1925 – April 6, 2014.Mrs. Payton passed away peacefully at her home with her loving family at her bedside. She has been the matriarch of her family throughout many generation. We are all thankful she is no longer suffering and is with her sweet Jesus. The ones left behind, we mourn the loss of the best mother, ma-ma, aunt Widdie, and friend there has ever been. Mrs. Payton was a faithful member of Unity Presbyterian Church since her childhood. She took such pride in being a devoted wife and loving mother and grandmother. She was known for her delectable cooking and immaculately clean house, but mostly for her kindness and love she showed to everyone. Family left behind temporarily, our lives are forever changed. Mrs. Payton was preceded in death by her loving husband of 65 years Albert Ray Payton, mother and father, Mamie Silas Pressley and Robert Pressley; brothers, J.S. Pressley and Virgil Pressley; sister, Bess Lola Pressley Brown (Edward James); one beloved niece, Sara Brown Boyd. She is survived by daughters, Lanelle Payton Jennings and husband Gary Jennings who was just like a son to Mrs. Payton. They currently reside in Morganton, NC., Brenda Rae Payton of Weogufka, Al., grandchildren Leslie and Stewart Braswell of Taylorsville, NC., Robert Jennings of Morganton, NC., Ellen and Wade Griffitt of Sylacauga, Al., Alex Wayne Liveoak of Tuscaloosa, Al. most importantly, her reason for living, great granddaughter Payton Claire. Nieces, Tammy Liveoak (Marty), Memory Cummins (Bubba), Tiffany Britton-Rell, Tanya Britton-Rell (Rick), Donna Skarbowski (Ron), Sandy Pressley. Nephews, Eric Ponder (Tammy), Robert Pressley, Donald Pressley (Becky and children), John Pressley (Darlene), Dwight Pressley (Juanita), David Pressley (Melissa and John), Michael and Alex Pressley, sister in law Inez Pressley, special cousin, Presley Boswell (Hilda), many friends will mourn her loss as well. Special thanks also, to our family's angel and nurse Roxanne Harris. Pallbearers, Robert Jennings, Wade Griffitt, Alex Liveoak, Marty Liveoak, Eric Ponder, Rick Britton-Rell, Bubba Cummins and Stewart Braswell. Honorary Pallbearers, Paul Mooney, Charles Jones, Presley Boswell, Ben Calfee, Curtis Gardner and the men of Unity Presbyterian Church. Services will be officiated by Rev. Jim Shaw, Rev. Charles Sims, and Rev. David Ezekiel. Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 9, 2014 from5:30-8pm at Curtis and Son North Chapel in Sylacauga. Funeral service will be held on Thursday April 10, 2014 at 2:00pm at Unity Presbyterian Church in Weogufka, Al. with the burial at Unity Cemetery. Online condolences may be offered at www.curtisandsonfh.com Curtis and Son North Chapel will direct the services.

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"She was everyone's grandmother. She was always genuinely interested in what was happening in my life. She lived by Christian values and the world needs more..." Tanya Britton-Rell (birmingham, AL)

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