Daina Payne


Daina E. Payne, 81, of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019.

She was born on May 30, 1938, in Cleveland to the late James Teague and Emma Foote Teague.

She was a member of the Church of God Sanctified and proudly worked as a teacher for the Cleveland City Schools for 20 years. She loved her family and was very proud of them, and she enjoyed going to her church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Johnie Payne; daughter, Kathy Payne-Baxter; and son-in-law, Dean Underwood.

Survivors include her two children: Anthony (Karen) Payne and Patti Payne-Underwood; five grandchildren: Andrew Payne, David (Laura) Baxter, Brittnee (Michael) Lewis, D.J. (Amy) Underwood and Dustin Underwood; seven great-grandchildren; and other loving family and friends.

Memorial service will be on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at 7 p.m. at Serenity of Cleveland Funeral Home with Pastor Guilford Ronnie Hill officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m., prior to the service.

The family requests memorial donations be made to the Church of God Sanctified, 746 First Street N.E., Cleveland, TN 37311, in honor of Daina Payne.

We invite you to send a message of comfort and view the family guestbook at www.serenityfunerals.com.


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