Mr. Morris Reese Payne was born August 20, 1948, he was the third child of the late Mary Lee Payne and the late Charlie Rogers.
He received Christ at North Star Baptist Church under former Pastor Reverend Billy Marshall.
Morris spent his early years as a brick mason. he later started his own business.
He was loyal and loving to his family and friends and ill be dearly missed by everyone.
He leaves to cherish his memories a loving and devoted wife of 42 years Willie Mae Payne; one loving and devoted daughter Antrena Poole; one son Sakisto (Deidra) Robbins; one grandson Quinnterious Poole; seven sisters: Carolyn (Mike) Scott, Annell (Donnie) Forte, Janail (Carl) Underwood, Lurlene (Vernon) King, Mary Joe (Tony) Reese, Gwendolyn Sankey, Carolyn (Bernard) Williams; four brothers: Jerome (Mary) Reese, Jesse (Ruthie) Rankins, Roosevelt Rankins, and Louis (Jonell) Rankins; four sisters-in-law: Nell (Robert) Wilson (Kalamazoo, MI), Dorothy Williams (Kalamazoo, MI), Doris Williams (Mississippi), Carolyn (Melvin) Alford (Kalamazoo, MI); three brothers-in-law: Floyd (Valerie) Fryer (Mississippi), Clarence Williams (Mississippi), McArthur (Atlene) Williams (Mississippi); a loving and devoted niece: Felicia Shawn (Patrick) Barnes. A host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
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