KINGS MOUNTAIN- Betty Eades Payne, 54, of Kings Mountain, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on April 18, 2014, at her residence.
She was born Aug. 20, 1959 in Statesville, daughter of Helen Duke Eades and the late Robert Eades.
Betty, a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother, was the owner of Mama Betty's Daycare for 13 years and was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church, Kings Mountain.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of 18 years, Billy Payne ; sons, Robert Thomas and wife Teri of Cherryville, Dean Thomas and wife Jeri of Kings Mountain and Bruce Thomas and fiancé Donna of Kings Mountain; children of the home, Ann Marie Payne, Bailey Payne, Jonah Payne; sisters, Shelia Ripley of Shelby, Teresa Frishkorn of Kings Mountain and Wanda Jones of Blacksburg, S.C.; and eight grandchildren.
In addition to her father, she is preceded in death by her brother Michael Eades.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 6-7:30 p.m., Sunday, April 20, at Cornerstone Baptist Church.
Funeral services: A home going service will be held 2 p.m., Monday, April 21, at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 107 Range Road, Kings Mountain.
Officiated by: Rev. Kevin Mathis
Burial: Interment will be at Westview Gardens, Bessemer City.
Funeral home: West Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium is serving the family.
Memorials: In respect to the family's wishes contributions may be made to Cornerstone Baptist Church building fund, P.O. Box 1714 Kings Mountain, NC, 28086.
Online condolences: www.greenefuneral.com