Bonnie Payne


PAYNE, Bonnie Ruth, age 74, of Decherd, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, at her residence. She was born on Jan. 19, 1947, in Sewanee, to the late Jesse Maxwell and Viola Smith Hill.  Bonnie had been employed as a lunch lady in the Franklin County School System for 15 years and was a devout Christian. She will be remembered as a very sweet lady who loved to cook, read, shop and spend time with her family and friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Payne, Sr. and son-in-law, Tim Lewis. She is survived by her children, Clyde Payne, Jr. and Barbara Lewis; grandchildren, Dakota Lewis, Jesse (Amy) Lewis and Brittany Lewis; great-grandchildren, Abby Reed, Bryer Reed, Hunter Lewis and Rylan Reed; and her beloved dog, Sophie. Visitation was held on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, from 5-8 p.m. at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Winchester. Funeral services were conducted on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, at 11 a.m. in the Moore-Cortner Funeral Home chapel. Burial followed in the Franklin Memorial Gardens in Winchester. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave/ NW, Winchester, TN 37398, 931-967-2222,