Dana Ruth Payne, age 53, of Rentz, Georgia passed away on Sunday morning, October 27, 2013 at Serenity Place in Dublin.
She was born December 2, 1959 in Macon, Georgia, the daughter of William E. Payne and Barbara Sue Haymons Hatmaker. She was a United States Navy Veteran and had worked for Hon Mfg. Company. She loved her family, her country, and living life. She was preceded in death by her step father, Homer Hatmaker.
Survivors include her parents, William E. & JoAnn Payne of Conyers, and Sue Hatmaker of Cedartown; sisters: Tena & Butch Wainwright of Franklin and Rebecca & Paul Perry of Rentz; brothers: William & Kim Payne of Rentz, Michael Hatmaker of Carrollton, Timmy & Teresa Hatmaker of Cedartown and Gary Hatmaker of Carrollton.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 PM on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 from Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel with Chaplain Cole Morris officiating. Haley Glanton, Wayne Hall and Ginger Stutts will be providing the music.
Those serving as pallbearers will be Phil Astin, Todd Peek, Mike Mahaley, T.J. Hatmaker, Bradley Payne and Dustin Payne, Honorary pallbearers will be Paul Perry and Jamie Guice.
Interment will follow in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Bowdon. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM.