Lonnie Nell Payne, age 90, Smyrna, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Sunday October 7, 2012.
A native of Coffee County, she was the daughter of the late Leondis “Red” and Mamie Parton Turner. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Payne Sr, and three sisters, Juanita Hamilton, Frances Crick and Bessie Elhe.
Mrs. Payne is survived by her son, Robert (Wanda) Payne Jr. of Murfreesboro, three grandchildren, Dallus Whitfield of Lebanon, Robert (Gretchen) Payne III of Singapore, Susan (Dennis) Hurst of Canton, GA., and three great grandchildren Jacob Hurst, Macey Hurst, and Whit Payne.
Mrs. Payne was a member of LifePoint Church and was a 1941 graduate of Tullahoma High School. Visitation will be 10:00 am Wednesday until time of service at 1:00 pm at Woodfin Chapel Smyrna, with Dr. Lenny Farmer. Burial will follow in Mapleview Cemetery. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to LifePoint Church 506 Legacy Drive, Smyrna, Tennessee 37167. On line condolence may be made to www.woodfinchapel.com (615)459-3254.