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Henrietta Aletha Payne-Goodridge

October 26, 1947 – December 30, 2019

The Payne, Witherspoon, and McCritty families are heavy in heart to announce the peaceful death of Mrs. Henrietta Aletha Payne-Goodridge. This sad event occurred on December 30, 2019 at approximately 3:15 pm at The Fountainview Center for Alzheimer’s Disease in Atlanta, GA.

Born to the union of Taty Jacob Payne and Lily Kaziah Witherspoon on October 26, 1947 in Monrovia, Liberia, Henrietta was the youngest of 12 children. Her siblings, two of whom were Jerry Somah Payne and Dolly Esther Payne McCritty-Massaquoi, all predeceased her.

HP, as she was most usually referred to, leaves to mourn her passing – her dearest “Boo-boo”, Richmond B. Goodridge (Husband) and a host of relatives and friends in the US, Liberia, Ghana, France and Australia.

All Home Going activities are scheduled for: Saturday, January 18, 2020
9 AM – 10:30 AM / Viewing at: Plummer Funeral Home
4024 Covington Highway
Decatur, GA 30032
***Kindly send all flowers & wreaths directly to the funeral home.***

11 AM / Memorial Service at: Georgia Piedmont Technical College
DeKalb Conference Center
495 N Indian Creek Dr
Clarkston, GA 30021

Interment to follow immediately after at:
Hillandale Memorial Gardens
6201 Hillandale Drive
Lithonia, GA 30058

Funeral Reception: To be announced at the funeral
***Any tributes or memorial stories can be given at the reception.***

Hotels close by:
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson
1852 Rockbridge Rd SW, Stone Mountain, GA 30087 Ph: (770) 465-6515

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
2061 N Druid Hills Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329 Ph: (404) 321-4174

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham
2081 Northlake Pkwy, Tucker, GA 30084 Ph: (770) 901-2463

Demah & Tabitha Payne (919) 796-6695 (Cell) / (919) 234-6311 (Home)
Benjamin & Melody Payne (770) 616-3536
Lynn McCritty (678) 668-4456
Lars McCritty (763) 923-3309
Geraldine Salmon (770) 682-9644
Bea Mayson (248) 547-9275