Flora Viola Payne

May 16, 1936 ~ November 30, 2019 (age 83)


Mrs. Flora Viola Payne, of Acworth, Georgia passed away Saturday, November 30, 2019 after an extended illness at Canton Nursing Home. She was 83.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Poole Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kevin Huff officiating. Burial will follow in Rolling Hills Cemetery with Poole Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Monday, December 2, 2019 at Poole Funeral Home.

Mrs. Payne was born May 16, 1936 in Blairsville, Georgia to the late Reid and Leila Brown Warren. Mrs. Payne enjoyed gardening and cooking for her family. Mrs. Payne was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Acworth.

Mrs. Payne was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Herbert Payne in 1990; a stepdaughter Barbara Payne Colwell; a step grandson, Travis Colwell;

Survivors include her three daughters, Sheila Mesaros (John), Rome, GA., Lynne Laux (Bill), Acworth, GA., Sharon Payne Hales (Douglas), Acworth, GA; one sister, Bonnie Ledford, Blairsville, GA; 2 grandchildren, Paul Ketcham (Amanda) and Jeremy Ketcham; three step granddaughters, April Covington, Patty Lance and Annette Byers; several nieces and nephews;

Online condolences may be made at


DEC 2. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)

Poole Funeral Home & Cremation Services
1970 Eagle Drive
Woodstock, GA 30189

Funeral Service

DEC 3. 11:00 AM (EST)

Poole Funeral Home & Cremation Services
1970 Eagle Drive
Woodstock, GA 30189

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