Mrs. Barbara Taylor Payne, age 73, Jonesborough, passed away Wednesday, January 11, 2012, at her residence.
Mrs. Payne was a native of Washington County and daughter of the late Bill & Anna Mae Taylor. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Payne was also preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Henry William Payne Sr.; brothers, Raymond Taylor, Donnie Taylor and Danny Taylor; and one sister, Peggy Hoss.
She was a member of Limestone Church of Christ. She was a Christian, Loving Mother and Wife. She will be missed to all those who knew and loved her.
Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Sherry Payne, of the home, Kathy & Bill Brackins, Telford, and Karen & Hugh Sparks, Jonesborough; son and daughter-in-law,, Henry Jr. & Donna Payne, Jonesborough; brothers, Sam Taylor and Terry Taylor, both of Jonesborough, and Michael Taylor and Jeff Taylor, both of Johnson City; sisters, Betty Price, Johnson City, Bootsie Sparks, Jonesborough, and Sue West, North Carolina; grandsons, Adam & Jenny Breeden, Aaron Brackins and Derek & Matthew Payne; granddaughters, Brigitte Reyes and Kim Livingston; great-granddaughters, Estrella & Adriana Reyes; great-grandsons, Michael & Andrew Livingston; and several nephews and nieces.
Funeral services will be conducted at 6:00 p.m. Saturday, January 14, 2012, at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Terry Taylor and Tony Hoss officiating.
The family will receive friends from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Saturday prior to the service.
Interment services will be conducted 2:00 pm Sunday, January 15, 2012, at Limestone Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be grandsons & sons-in-law.
Condolences may be sent to the Payne family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, 753-3821