May 3, 1932 - June 14, 2017
Joann D. Payne, age 85, of West Frankfort, IL, passed away peacefully with her family by her side, at 1:55 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at her home. She was born on Tuesday, May 3, 1932, in Benton, IL, the daughter of Fount and Faye (Bennett) Moore. Joann attended school in Zeigler, IL and was a graduate of Zeigler High School Class of 1950. She was united in marriage to Earl Dean Payne on Friday, October 27, 1950, in the First Baptist Church of Zeigler and together they have shared nearly 67 years of marriage. Joann never worked outside of her home. She found enjoyment in managing her home and seeing to the needs of her family. She is a member of the Northern Baptist Church of West Frankfort. In her spare time she found enjoyment in sewing, was an avid reader, working with the Franklin County Home Extension Service especially with crafts and when she was younger making “Feather Hats.” She enjoyed spending time with her family and was always interested in all of their many activities. The many memories that have created will now be cherished by those she leaves behind. She is survived by her husband, Earl D. Payne of West Frankfort; daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Robert Mason of Jasper, AL; son and daughter-in-law, David L. and Diane Payne of West Frankfort; eleven grandchildren, Scott Mason and his wife Laureen of Cool Springs, CA, Brett Mason and Kevin Mason and his wife Amy all of Jasper, AL, Nichole Ward and her husband Justin, Megan Moore and her husband Jeremy, Brad Campbell and his wife Katie and Crystal Campbell all of West Frankfort and Jacob Payne of Dallas, TX, Roy A. Tree, Nathan Morris and Derick Morris all of West Frankfort, 11 great grandchildren; sister, Dorris Dobbins of Johnston City, IL; daughter-in-law, Linda Howard of West Frankfort, other extended family and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Dan Payne in 2010 and three sisters, Betty Beavers, Lenor Wallace and Amanda Jarvis. Arrangements for Joann D. Payne have been entrusted to Stone Funeral Home, 1201 East Poplar St., West Frankfort, IL. The time of visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 23, 2017, at the funeral home. Following the time of visitation the memorial service will be at 7:00 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Brett Beasley presiding. Interment will be at a later date in the Zeigler Cemetery of Zeigler, IL. For those who prefer, memorial contributions may be made to “Charity of One’s Choice” and mailed in care of Stone Funeral Home, 1201 East Poplar St., West Frankfort, IL 62896. Memorial envelopes will be available at the funeral home. For additional information please contact the funeral home by calling 618-932-2161.
Joann D. Payne, age 85, of West Frankfort, IL, passed away peacefully with her family by her side, at 1:55 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at her home. She was born on Tuesday, May 3, 1932, in Benton, IL, the daughter of Fount and Faye (Bennett)... View Obituary & Service Information
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