Melvie Mae Payne

by | December 28, 2017 9:18 am

Melvie Mae Payne, 88, of Sparta, passed away Dec. 22, 2017, at Life Care Center of Sparta.

Mrs. Payne was born Dec. 25, 1928, in New Berlin , Florida, the daughter of Henry Simmons and Ethel Nola Geer Simmons.

She worked at Mallory Timers for over 30 years and was a member of DeRosset Church of Christ. She loved her friends and loved her job at Mallory Timers.

Mrs. Payne was preceded in death by her husband, Charles D. Payne, and a brother, Kenneth Simmons.

Survivors include her daughter, Judy Payne Sullivan, of Sparta; sons, Tony D. Payne, Kenneth H. Payne, both of Sparta; brother, Archie Simmons, of Peoria, Illinois; grandchildren, David Howell, Talonna Duke, Brandi Gray, Natasha Kreis, David Clouse, Amanda Poe; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great- grandchild

Funeral will was 11 a.m., Dec. 27, 2017, at Oak Lawn Funeral Home, with burial in Old Bon Air Cemetery. Joe Neal officiated.  Oak Lawn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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