Jeanette Payne: Obituary


Mrs. Jeanette Payne age 87 of Mt. Pleasant Church Rd. Blairsville passed away peacefully on Thursday February 13, 2020 in the Union General Hospital with her loving family by her side following an extended illness. Mrs. Payne was born on July 19, 1932 in Monroe, GA., the daughter of the late Claude Sorrells and the late Maggie Allen Sorrells. Jeanette and her husband Floyd loved playing and singing Bluegrass Gospel music at nursing homes and other events. She was always very strong in her faith and loved her Lord. She was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Payne in 2019. Jeanette was a member of the House of Prayer Church.

Surviving Mrs. Payne are two sons and daughters in law, Doug and Laura Payne of Blairsville, Darryl and Eileen Payne of Jasper, six grandchildren, Joshua and Annie Payne, Jessica and Jared Joiner, Kayla and Drew Harris, Christian Payne, Keegan Payne, Kayden Payne, Christine Gauthier and Payne Robertson, one great grandchild, Oakland Payne, many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday February 16, 2020 at 2:00 pm from the Mountain View Chapel with Rev. Jerry Helton officiating. The following gentleman will serve as pallbearers, Jared Joiner, Keegan, Christian, Kayden and Larry Payne and Kenneth Grizzle. Interment will follow in the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Cemetery where she will rest next to her beloved husband Floyd. Flowers are accepted or if you wish, the family requests that donations may be made to the Canal Lake Bible Camp in Jeanette’s memory. The family will meet with friends at the funeral home on Saturday evening from 6-8:30 pm.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences online at

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