1941 Betty 2020

Betty Payne Burns

February 3, 1941 — November 21, 2020

Betty Payne Burns, age 79 of Maryville passed away on Saturday, November 21, 2020. She was an original member of Hillcrest Baptist Church and the Hillcrest Ladies Auxiliary. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Bertha Payne; brothers, Leonard Payne, Jr., Don Payne, Jimmy Payne; sisters, Jean Abbott, Joyce Russell. Betty is survived by her husband of 37 years and best friend, Jim Burns; sons, Scott Axley (Lisa), Lonnie Burns (Rosemary), Monty Burns (Lisa); grandchildren, Rebekah Axley, Macey Stapleton, Joshua Burns, Houston Burns, Chris Caughron, Evan Thomas, Taylor Thomas, Jake Thomas; great-grandchild, Raegan Thomas; sister, Shirley Hitch. Friends may call at their convenience on Monday, November 23, 2020 from 12:00 PM until 5:00 PM at Smith’s Trinity Chapel. Family and friends will assemble for a funeral service on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Grandview Pavilion and Legacy Trail, 2316 Graves Rd., Maryville, TN 37803. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make donations in Betty’s honor to the Hillcrest Ladies Auxiliary (Shoebox Ministry) 2015 Chasewood Lane, Maryville, TN 37803. Please wear masks when entering the building. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Betty Payne Burns please visit our Sympathy Store.
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