Irene Payne Allen passed away Monday, February 18, 2019 at the Pruitt Healthcare nursing home at the age of 77 following several months of declining health. Irene was born February 7, 1942 to the late Morris Payne and the late Amy Patterson Payne.
She is survived by one brother, James Payne of Epworth, sister, Lorene Payne Clowers of Cleveland, TN, and sister, Christine Payne Cook of Blairsville.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 2:00 pm at the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home with Pastor Clifton Patterson officiating. Music provided by Kenny O'Neal. Interment will follow in the Hemptown Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Clifford Payne, Chris Payne, Tim Payne, Derrick Payne, Zack Payne, and John Payne, Jr.
The family will receive friends at the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home on Wednesday evening, February 20, 2019 from 6-9 pm.
Arrangements entrusted to the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge, GA. You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.