Betty Ann Smith Peyton, age 82, passed away on Monday, March 19, 2018 at “The Orchard” in Ridgeland, MS. Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, March 23, 2018 at 2:00 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 12:00 - 2:00 P.M. in the Lea and Simmons Funeral Home. Mrs. Peyton was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie V. Peyton; and 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), Madison, MS, one son-in-law: Dr. Don Minshew, Plantation, FL; four sisters: Ola Ruth Leech, Millington, TN, Georgia Mae Davis, Southaven, MS, Bobbie Jeanne Hopper, Hernando, MS and Connie Gray, Hendersonville, TN; and two grandchildren: Dennis Minshew, Fort Pierce, FL and John Peyton, Ridgeland, MS. 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.