Mrs. Barbara Anne Beck Payne

Mrs. Barbara Anne Beck Payne, 75, of Ellijay, died Thursday, June 28, 2018, at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital in Jasper.

She was born Oct. 29, 1942, in Greenville, S.C., to the late Russell Gardner Beck and Anna Harriett Hansen Beck.  

After graduating from Murrah High School in Jackson, Miss., she served as a flight attendant for Southern, Piedmont and National Airlines. In August of 1964, she married Maxie Howell Payne. She later worked for Southern Airlines in the reservation department.  She was a member of Hope Lutheran Church.  

She is preceded in death by beloved husband of over 50 years, Maxie Howell Payne.

She is survived by sons and daughter-in-law, Michael H. Payne, of Lula, and Jason R. and Amy Payne, of Acworth; grandchildren, Jadyn Payne, Sydney Payne and Presley Payne; brothers and sisters-in-law, Kenneth and Cynthia Beck, of Greenville, S.C. and Larry and Becky Beck, of Jupiter, Fla.; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Karl and Lorraine Payne, of Ellijay; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 11, 2018, from Hope Lutheran Church with Pastor Dave Smedley officiating.  

Music will be by Ellen Ottinger.  

Graveside inurnment will follow in the Hope Lutheran Church Columbarium.

Family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the service hour at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at the Hope Lutheran Church.

Flowers are acceptable, or memorial contributions can be made to the Hope Lutheran Church, 3295 Old Highway 5 South, Ellijay, GA 30540 in memory of Mrs. Payne.

Condolences can be made at

Logan Funeral Home & Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Times Courier

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1076
Ellijay, GA. 30540

Phone: 706-635-4313
Fax: 706-635-7006