Betty Jean Payne, 77 of Cannelton, IN, formerly of Owensboro, Passed away February, 12, 2010 at her home. Born January 11, 1933, in Daviess County, to the late Harold & Ruby Clouse Sapp. She was retired from Pinkerton Tobacco Co. Betty was a member of Eaton Memorial Baptist Church. She enjoyed her hobbies of Reading and Dancing. Her husband, James A. Payne; a daughter, Linda Crump, and a son, James K. Payne, preceded her in death. Surviving is her daughter Brenda & her husband Ricky W. Kleeman of Cannelton, In. 7 Grandchildren and 9 Great Grandchildren. Services will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday at Haley-McGinnis & Owensboro Funeral Home. Visitation will be 3:00PM-8:00PM on Monday and 9:00AM-11:00AM on Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Sorgho, Ky following the services.

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  1. I remember Betty very well at Pinkerton. She would always leave a smile. Always enjoyed working with her when I had the opportunity
    My sincere condolences to her family.

  2. My mother, Mrs.Greer and i baby sat you and Linda when you were little We thought a lot of your family and your grand parents. Our prayers are with you and your family.

  3. Brenda ,you have my deepest sympathy for losing your Mom. I wish I could come to visit but am snowed in. Please keep in touch with our family to let us know how you and your family are doing. My husband works with your friend Charlotte M. Keep in contact

  4. Brenda, I’m so sorry to hear about your mother. I remember the good times we had. Your dad playing music and your mom dancing. My prayers go out to your family. I can’t make it in because of the snow.We will be praying for you. Love Barbara Schartung Ho

  5. Dear Brenda,

    I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your Mom, my ‘Aunt Betty’ and the many other losses in your family. My prayers are with you as you travel on your journey.

    Your cousin,

    Patricia Schartung Lucht

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