Thelma Faye Payne

October 5, 1943May 6, 2022
Obituary of Thelma Faye Payne
Thelma Faye Payne, 78, of Maryville went home to be with Jesus on May 6, 2022. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She was a talented baker and enjoyed celebrating holidays with her cakes and pies. She is preceded in death by her daughter Lisa Hollandsworth; parents Mildred and Brodie Boruff; sister Laverne James and special brother-in-law Don Potter. She leaves behind her loving husband of 56 years, Ralph Payne; daughter Kimberly (Don) Blackburn of Ocala, Florida; 4 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; loving sister Beatrice Potter of Maryville; sister-in-law Evelyn Saunders of Athens; several nieces and nephews and special friends Joann and Jerry Hurst and Debbie Terry. The family will receive friends on Saturday, May 21, 2022 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm at Sherwood Chapel & Memorial Gardens, in The Good Shepherd Mausoleum Chapel with a funeral services to follow at 2:00 PM. Committal Service to follow at Sherwood Memorial Gardens, Pastor Glen Key to officiate the services. Online condolences and fond memories may be extended to the Payne family at

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