Mr. Joe Payton Worex
Published: Tuesday, February 12, 2013

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 William.

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 Funeral Home.

Arrangements by Costner-Maloy

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