Mr. Joe Payton Worex, age 78, of Newport, went to be with
the Lord on Sunday, February 10, 2013, at the loving home of his niece, surrounded
by family and friends.
Mr. Worex was a farmer and was of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents Joseph Andrew
Worex and Isamae Worex, sisters Josephine, Betty, Omega, and Mary, and brother
He is survived by his wife Letha Worex of Newport;
children Rick (Mary) of White Pine; Rocky (Tracey), Dan (Kim) and Amber, all of
Newport; five step-children; six special grandchildren; twelve special
great-grandchildren; several step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and
sister Virginia (Roy) Hamm of Newport. Additional survivors include several
special nieces and nephews, cousins, and friends.
The funeral service will be held at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday,
February 12, 2013, in the Costner-Maloy Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Larry
Wells officiating. Family and friends will meet at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday,
February 13, 2013, at Gregg's Chapel Cemetery for the 11:00 a.m. interment. The
family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday evening at Costner-Maloy
Arrangements by Costner-Maloy