Payne, Dorothy Silver
Dorothy Silver Payne

Mrs. Dorothy "Dot" Silver Payne, age 75, of 107 King Street, Adairsville, Ga, died Thursday, March 20, 2003.

She was born in Bartow County, April 26, 1927, a daughter of the late Alphonso Lowell and Effie Swain Silver. She was a member of the Adairsville Baptist Church for 66 years, having joined in 1937, a member of the Sans Souci Womens Club, the Adairsville Red Hat Society and the Adairsville Planning Commission. She was columnist for the North Bartow News and had been employed by Calmor. At the time of her death she was an Associate at Wal-Mart. She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Benjamin "Trapper" Payne on December 16, 1987, and a son, John Larry Payne.

Survivors include 3 sons and a daughter-in-law, Billy and Betty Payne of Calhoun, Ronny Payne and Mark Payne of Adairsville. Five grandchildren, Shannon Belcher of Adairsville, Allison and Blake Payne of Calhoun and Ryne Payne of Adairsville. 2 great-grand-children, Ethan Taylor Belcher of Adairsville and Hunter Gage Payne of Cartersville, a special friend, Eve King Herbenick of Jacksonville, FL and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Adairsville Baptist Church with the Reverends Michael Hunt, Greg Brown and Jim Pinkard officiating. The body will lie in state at the church Saturday from 1 p.m. til 2 p.m. Interment will follow in the East View Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Frankie, Freddy and Jimmy Fletcher, Blake and Corey Payne and Stephen Belcher. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Adairsville Red Hat Society.

The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the Barton Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Adairsville Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society.

R. Dudley and Son Funeral Home, Adairsville, is in charge of the funeral arrangements for Mrs. Dorothy Silver Payne.

  George Silver Sr. ->
    George Silver Jr. ->
      Greenberry Silver ->
        Alexander Silver ->
          Alphonso Lowell Silver ->
            Dorothy A. Silver m. Floyd Benjamin Payne

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Transcriber: John (James) Silver

Last updated 8/12/2003 Barney Kaufman