Lonnie Bates Payne, age 73, of Cadiz, KY,passed awayThursday, December 27, 2012, at his home in Cadiz, KY. Mr. Lonnie Payne was a member of Guthrie Church of Christ. He was a commerical pilot for 28 years, he was the owner & operator of Payne Ag Avaition in Todd Co., KY and he later retired from Kentucky Department of Agriculture as a agriculture pilot. He also owned and operated a farm in Todd County for many years. He was survived by: Wife of 51 years - Brenda Payne, Cadiz, KY, Daughter & Son In law- Angela & Al Starnes, Marion, KY, Son & Daughter In Law Lenny & Kathy Conyea, Guthrie, KY, Two Grandchildren- Lonna Starnes & Shane Conyea. He was preceded in death by: Father - John Bruce Payne, Mother - Cora Payne, Two Brothers- John Payne & Donnie Payne.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. -P.O. Box 2050 Cadiz, KY 42211-031 in Cadiz, KY. A private service was held Friday, December 28, 2012. Memorial Contributions can be made to: St. Jude Children's Hospital 501 St Jude Pl, Memphis, TN 38105.