Jo Ann Payne Hayden, 85 of Beech Grove went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 4, 2023. Jo Ann Payne was born January 29, 1938 in Owensboro to the late Bernard Aloysius and Elizabeth Jane McCarty Payne. She was a homemaker and member of St. Sebastian Catholic Church, enjoyed her grand and great grandchildren, reading, watching the Kentucky Derby, and caring for houseplants and flowers. She was a member of the Catholic Alter Society, Alumni of Mt. Saint Joseph, member of the McLean County Homemakers Association, and had a lifelong devotion to reciting the Holy Rosary. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Alan Hayden on March 2, 2000, a brother, sister, son-in-law, and a great granddaughter.
Survivors include three daughters: Sarah Hayden Thomas and husband Mike Parker of St. Amant, LA, Harriette Hayden Ellis of Beech Grove, Marie Caraway (Scott) of Calhoun; two sons: Mark Hayden (Paula), and Matt Hayden (Patricia) both of Beech Grove; 15 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Tuesday at St. Sebastian Catholic Church with Father Jegin Puthenpurackal officiating. Burial will be in the St. Benedict Catholic Cemetery in Beech Grove. Friends may visit with Jo Ann’s family from 10:00 A.M. until 3:00 P.M. Tuesday at St. Sebastian Catholic Church. Muster Funeral Homes, Calhoun Chapel is handling the arrangements for Jo Ann’s family.
The family of Jo Ann Payne Hayden requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to St. Benedict Catholic Cemetery; 180 Highway 136 West; Calhoun, KY 42327.
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