Mrs. Payne died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014.
Born Dec. 26, 1926, in Baldwin, she was the daughter of the late Alexander Peter and Sudie Chambers Grant. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Hershel Alex Payne.
Mrs. Payne was a member of Northside Baptist Church in Lawrenceville, and was a retired drafting clerk with Southern Bell Telephone Co., with 35 years of dedicated service.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Dan and Donna Payne of Winder. Mrs. Payne was the last of her immediate family.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 173 SE 1st Avenue, Webster, FL 33597, in the memory of Ethel Grant Payne.
Those wishing to express online condolences to the Payne family may do so by visiting whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements were in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
The Northeast Georgian
Wednesday, January 15, 2014