Lonnie Payne died on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at his home.
He was a member of Guthrie Church of Christ, was a commercial pilot for 28 years and was the owner operator of Payne Ag Aviation in Todd County. Mr. Payne retired from Kentucky Department of Agriculture as an agriculture pilot. He also owned and operated a farm in Todd County.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John Bruce Payne and Cora Payne; two brothers, John Payne and Donnie Payne.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Brenda Payne of Cadiz; one daughter, Angela Starnes (and husband Al) of Marion; one son, Lenny Conyea (and wife Kathy) of Guthrie; and two grandchildren, Lonna Starnes and Shane Conyea. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl, Memphis, TN. 38105.