Marvin James Payne, Jr. age 80 of Rock Spring, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, February 15, 2021. He was born to the late Marvin James and Ruth Louise Crowe Payne in Chattanooga, was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and was of the Baptist faith. Marvin retired in 2011 from Rock-Tenn paper after more than 40 yrs., enjoyed fishing and spending time with his girls. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, who will be greatly missed. Marvin was also preceded in death by his sister, Patricia Allen. He is survived by his loving wife, of 56 yrs., Carolyn Cavin Payne, daughters, Lori (Michael) Moore, Sheri (Curtis) Creekmur and Vicki (Randy) Colwell, sisters, Carolyn Rhinehart, Nancy Brackett and twin sister, Melba Sparks, grandchildren, Ashley, Chance, Caleb, Joel, Maylon and Madilon, 9 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. A celebration of life will be held at 2:00 pm Thursday, February 18, 2021 at Burning Bush Baptist Church, with Dr. Stephen Anthony officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Wednesday and prior to the service on Thursday. Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home-Wallis Stewart Chapel, Ringgold.