Betty Jo Payne Morris, 74, of Racine, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord on February 6, 2013, at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio. She was born on November 15, 1938, in Rhonda, West Virginia, daughter of Harold Payne and Margaret Patrick Payne.
She was a homemaker. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She loved to read and spend time with her family.
Surviving are her husband of 56 years, Robert G. “Bob” Morris of Racine, Ohio; daughters: Pam Hysell and husband, Roger of Racine, Ohio, and Mindy Graziani and husband, Mike of Pennsboro, West Virginia; grandchildren, Mike Manley, Michael Graziani and Madison Graziani; sisters, Elizabeth Zickefoose and husband, Carroll of North Ridgeville, Ohio, Ruby Peterson and husband, Paul of North Ridgeville, Ohio; brothers, Harold Payne and wife, Peggy, John Payne and wife, Shirley, Charles Payne and wife, Carol, Bob Payne and wife, Becky, all of Letart Falls, Ohio, and Joe Payne and wife, Bonnie of Dunbar, West Virginia; and sister-in-law, JoAnn Payne of Scott Depot, West Virginia.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Robert Morris, Jr.; sister, Ruth Ann Cook; and a brother, James Ray Payne.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, February 10, 2013, at Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood, West Virginia. Burial will follow at Letart Falls Cemetery, Racine, Ohio. Friends may visit the family from 6-8 p.m., on Saturday at the funeral home.
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