SUMMER SHADE – Mary Nell Smith Payne, age 96, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at Barren County Nursing and Rehab. Born November 25, 1922, in Kino, KY she was a daughter of the late Clyde and Minnie Ford Smith. She was the widow of the late Bernie Payne. She was a homemaker and a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include, two daughters: Marilyn (Charles) Bartlett, Louisville, Ky and Debbie (Joe) Wyatt, Glasgow; one son Gary (Nancy) Payne, Bowling Green; two sisters: Betty Johnson, Louisville and Ruth Goodman, St. Louis, MO; five grandchildren: David Bartlett, Louisville, Greg Bartlett, Louisville, Emily (Will) Perkins, Bowling Green, Melissa (David) Ennis, Bowling Green, and Sierra (Clay) Robertson, Glasgow; ten great-grandchildren; and ten great-great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death besides her parents and husband include five brothers: Joe Lee, Raymond, Cecil, Henry, and James Smith; and three sisters, Pauline Harlow, Mildred Dilley, and Dorothy Lowe.
Funeral services will be Friday, March 1, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. at McMurtrey Funeral Home with Brother Phil Lowry officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, March 1, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.