Susan Renee Payne

JONES COUNTY:  Susan Renee Payne, 59, died Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, at her residence.  The family greeted friends from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Monday, at Bridges Funeral Home in Gray.  Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 12, in the chapel of Bridges Funeral Home, with interment at Cedar Ridge Cemetery in Gray.  Pastor Rodney McCant officiated.

Mrs. Payne was born Sept. 8, 1956, in Macon, and had lived in Jones County most of her life.  She was the daughter of the late Ernest Brown and Flora Mae Schubert Brown.  Mrs. Payne worked as a former dispatcher for a freight line company and was preceded in death by her brother, Dennis Brown.

Mrs. Payne is survived by her husband, David Payne; children, Jamie Brown, Kaley Payne, Katina Nobles (Jamie), Tish Carruthers and Chris Payne; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

The family may be contacted at the residence in Jones County.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to All About Animals Rescue Macon, P.O. Box 4331, Macon, GA 31208.

Bridges Funeral Home and Crematory in Gray had charge of arrangements.  Please visit the online memorial at


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