A funeral service celebrating the life of Betty J. Payne, 87, of Thornville, was held July 10, 2018, at the Hebron chapel of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service.
Betty was born in Granville, on March 12, 1931. to the late James Orville and Edith (Browder) Fields. She passed away at Brookdale Assisted Living in Newark on July 5, 2018.
Betty was a devoted homemaker to her family. She was a member of White Chapel United Methodist Church; Buckeye Lake VFW Post 1388; and Hebron American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed knitting, bowling and spending time with her loving family and friends.
Survivors include her children, John H. “Sy” (Joy) Payne, Russell E. (Patty Rodgers) Payne, Jr., Jeff O. Payne, Michael S. (Kathy) Payne and Doug Fields; grandchildren, Kelly, Ashley, Sylas, Seth, Natasha, Lindsay, Jeffrey Jr., Chase and Ally; special niece, Sandi; and numerous great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents; she was preceded in death by her husband, Russell E. Payne; brother, James Fields, Jr.; and sisters, Imo Jean Nichols, Martha Frost and Helen Davies.
Contributions by be made in memory of Betty to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service is honored to care for Betty and the Payne family.