Mary Nell Smith Payne, 96, Summer Shade, KY 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, 2 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.