Millisa Hayes Payne, 63 of Bluefield, VA, passed away Friday, October 20, 2017. Born in Bluefield, WV, she was the daughter of the late James Edward Hayes and Margie Marie Thompson Hayes.
Millisa was an outstanding cook and loved her family dearly. She enjoyed laughing and making people laugh and she loved to be at the Lake on the water.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Thurmon Payne; her oldest daughter: Marie "Tina" Hayes; siblings: John Tyler Hayes, SR, Ricky Allen Hayes and Margie Gail Scott.
Those left to cherish her memory are her children: Chris Hayes of Ft. Pierce, FL and Carrie Cornwell (Jonathan) of Bluefield, VA; siblings: Larry Hayes (Donita) of Danville, WV and Teresa Hayes of Bluefield, VA; grandchildren: Aaron Hayes, Cody Linkous, Cheyane, Shandi, Sabrina and Milisa Armstrong; great-grandchildren: Alivia Armstrong and Brysinn Johnson; special daughters: Anita Brewsters and Eva Johnson; special friends: Cathy Spradlin and Wayne Johnston.
Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 from 6-7:00 P.M. at Dudley Memorial Chapel with a service celebrating Millisa's life to follow at 7:00 P.M. Burial will take place on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at the Earl's Family Cemetery at North Tazewell, VA. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at Dudley Memorial on Wednesday by 10:45 A.M.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like donations to be made to Dudley Memorial to help with the funeral expenses.
Published on October 23, 2017