Ora Lee Payne, age 82, was born May 30, 1939, to Matt Stevenson and Carrie S. Huggins in Egypt, Mississippi.
She was a pillar of the Lonsdale Community, since the mid 70’s. She never met a stranger and always sought the good in whomever she encountered. Her words were swift and stern yet kind and considerate. She was loved and well- respected in the community and will be deeply missed.
She departed this life on September 2, 2021, at Fort Sanders Hospital in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Preceded in death by her husband, Willie C. Payne; sons, Jimmy Earl and Gregory Vincent Payne; father, Matt Stevenson; mother, Carrie S. Huggins; brothers, Henry Lee and Willie Huggins and sister, Cora (Marshall) Daven- Huggins.
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