LEBANON -- Memorial services for Mrs. Payne were held Saturday afternoon, July 31 at the First Presbyterian Church, for Mrs. Payne, 85, of Lebanon.
Born March 25, 1925, in Davidson County to the late Charles and Polly Prentiss Nelson, she died Thursday, July 29, 2010, at Quality Care Nursing Home.
A graduate of Ward Belmont, she attended Caseman College and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.
Mrs. Payne volunteered with the American Red Cross, and worked with Matthew 25, the Martha O’Brien Center and United Cerebral Palsy.
Services were conducted by Rev. Bill Bryant.
Survivors include: her husband of 63 years, George G. Payne Jr.; daughters Helen (Jerry) Holt of Nashville and Emily Payne of Lebanon; eight grandchildren; five great grandchildren; siblings Polly Craig, Betty Nelson; and Ed Nelson -- all of Nashville.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, George G. Payne III; and brothers Charles and Billy Nelson.
Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 304 West Main Street, Lebanon 37087.
Arrangements by Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home, Lebanon.