It is with heavy heart that I share the news that Mr. Sam Payne passed away yesterday after a period of declining health.  Mr. Sam was the father of 2012 GYFA President Carla Payne.

Visitation will be held tomorrow beginning at 4:00 p.m. at Max Brannon & Sons Funeral Home in Calhoun, Georgia. Funeral services will be held Friday at 1:00 p.m. at Max Brannon & Sons Funeral Home.

Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the Sam Payne Memorial Scholarship fund.

John Allen Bailey
GYFA Executive Secretary
101 North Main St., Rm. 317
Swainsboro, GA  30401