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Johnny Columbus Payne, 92, passed away Friday, October 22, 2021 at NMMC in Tupelo. He was a member of Woodland Baptist Church. He was married to his wife Martha Elizabeth McCall Payne for 68 years. He was a gardener, the owner of T.V. Service Clinic in Nettleton, Aberdeen, Baldwyn, Shannon in MS and Tallahassee, Florida. He is known for building the "Modern Log Cabin with a touch of yesteryear" which they lived in for 45 years.
A graveside service will be held at 12:00pm Monday, October 25, 2021 at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Pontotoc. Bro. Justin Varnon will officiate. Baldwin Memorial Funeral Home in Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors-wife of 68 years-Martha Elizabeth McCall Payne; daughter-Debbie Robbins (Mike); two sons-Darrell Payne and Bruce Payne (Denise) all of Pontotoc; two sisters-Minnie Neal Plunket and Virgie Haley (Frank) both of Pontotoc; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by-parents-Mr. and Mrs. John Payne; brothers-Jimmy and Marion; sisters-Dora Flemmings, Mary Ellen Flemmings, Sara White and Peggy Berryhill.
Pallbearers-Ryan Newell, Chris Newell, Michael Robbins, Shane Robbins, Brent Payne, Chris Doss, Jered Newell and Patrick Newell.