Manchester – Mrs. Elizabeth Clark Payne, 81, died Saturday January 20, 2018 at her home after a long illness. She was born in Monterey, Tennessee on December 16, 1936 to Carson and Marie Pippin Clark who preceded her in death along with her brother, William Clark.
She was a 1954 graduate of Central High School in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She was a loving wife, a great fishing partner, a skilled scroll saw operator, a good camping partner and a fine mother and grandmother.
She is survived by her husband, Jerry Payne; daughter, Penny Reece Duncan; son, Jerry Reece; step-children, Kathy Payne, Bruce and Bryan Payne; sister, Vicki Bolus; 2 grandchildren; long time friend, Millard Reece; and her beloved pet, Toots.
Services will be private with her ashes being placed in the Chattanooga National Cemetery in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Hospice Compassus of Tullahoma for their care and ask that memorial contributions be made to Hospice Compasus.
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