Mrs. Nora Ruby Payne Gillespie
Published: Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Mrs. Nora Ruby Payne Gillespie, age 82, of Newport, passed away Monday morning, February 4, 2013, at Newport Convalescent Center.

She was preceded in death by her husband Plato Gillespie, son Burl Gillespie, infant son Clifford Gillespie, parents Joe and Rhoda Payne, brothers Fred and Alfred Payne, and sister and brother-in-law Hazel and Jess Sane.

She is survived by her grandchildren Jimmy, Lisa, and Jacob Gillespie and Alexis Askew, all of Newport; great-grandchildren Larry Banks, Jr. and Jake Gillespie, both of Newport and Desiree and Kaytlin Crowe, both of Seymour; brothers Creed Payne and Luke (Georgia) Payne; sisters Lurie (Wade) Williams and Cora Askew, all of Newport; special friends Becky Presnell, Diane Askew, and Keith and James McCarter.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 7, 2013, in the Costner-Maloy Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Ronnie Askew and Pastor Robert Ball officiating. Interment will be in the Payne Family Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 12:00-2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 7, 2013, at Costner-Maloy Funeral Home prior to the service.

Arrangements by Costner-Maloy

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