She was the daughter of the late Minnie Mayfield Carver and Allen Thomas Carver. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Edward Payne; her son, Michael Lynn Payne; and her 13 brothers and sisters.
She enjoyed going to yard sales and garage sales, and she loved to dance.
She was a member of the North Cleveland Church of God.
Survivors include her daughter, Judy Byers of Baton Rouge, La.; her sons: Brent Payne and his wife, Charlotte, Larry Payne and his wife, Wanda, and Rick Payne and his wife, Kathy, all of Cleveland; numerous beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The Remembrance of Life service will be conducted Tuesday afternoon, May 7, 2013, at 1 from the Wildwood Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes with Pastor Cy Harris officiating.
Interment will follow in the Hays Shed Cemetery in the Michigan Avenue community with grandsons serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m Tuesday at funeral home.
You may share your memories and condolences with the Payne family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.