RIDGELAND

Betty Ann Smith Peyton, 82, passed away on Monday, March 19, 2018 at “The Orchard” in Ridgeland.  Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, March 23, 2018 at 2 p.m. in the Lea and Simmons Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in the Trinity Cemetery.  A visitation will be held Friday, March 23, 2018 at 12 - 2 p.m. in the Lea and Simmons Funeral Home.  Mrs. Peyton was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie V. Peyton; two daughters,  Carol Peyton Minshew and Karen Peyton; her parents,  William Robert Smith and Annie Pearl Vriley Smith.  She is survived by her son, Scott Peyton (Donna) of Madison; one son-in-law,  Dr. Don Minshew, Plantation, Fla.; four sisters,  Ola Ruth Leech, Millington, Tenn., Georgia Mae Davis, Southaven, Bobbie Jeanne Hopper, Hernando and Connie Gray, Hendersonville, Tenn.; two grandchildren, Dennis Minshew, Fort Pierce, Fla. and John Peyton, Ridgeland.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to the Trinity Cemetery c/o Mary Jane Baggett, 74 Tibbs-Forked Deer Rd., Brownsville, TN  38012 or Alzheimer’s Association, 713 South Mendenhall Rd., Memphis, TN  38117. Lea and Simmons are in charge of funeral services.