Althea Marie Payne

  • Born: September 7, 1939
  • Died: January 26, 2016
  • Location: Judsonia, Arkansas

Powell Funeral Home

1272 Highway 367 North
Bald Knob, AR 72010
Tel. (501) 724-3201

Tribute & Message From The Family

Althea Marie Payne, 76, of Judsonia entered into heaven on January 26, 2016. She was born September 7, 1939 to the late Edward Cunningham and Suzie Blanton Cunningham in McClelland, AR. She retired from the International Shoe Factory and was a member of Rocky Point Baptist Church.
She is survived by her two daughters, Deborah Schreckhise (Richard) of Judsonia and Lessa Payne of Little Rock; one grandson, Micheal Timberlake of Judsonia and Theresa Timberlake of Rosebud; one granddaughter, Carla Larkin of Judsonia and 5 great-grandchildren, James, Brittany, William and Joshua Timberlake and Phillip Larkin; two sisters, Jennie Sanders of Texas and Bess Gorder of Springfield.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, James Payne; 7 brothers, Marion, BB, Grady, Gil and John Cunningham and Ed and Joe Ezell; and 3 sisters, Emily Ezell, Frances Zimmerman and Lucy Kirby.
Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. and funeral services at 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 29, 2016 at Powell Funeral Home in Bald Knob.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rocky Point Baptist Church Youth Group. The address is 2130 Rocky Point Road Judsonia AR 72081.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Debbie, Lessa & family, I didn't know that Althea had passed away or I would have been there. Heaven has gained a very special Angel. Love & prayers to you all,

Shirley (Waller) Bennett

Posted by Shirley Bennett - Letona, AR - Family   January 30, 2016

We at Access Medical in Searcy always loved talking with Ms Althea, She always had a beautiful Smile. So Sad for the loss of your loved one. We will miss her too.
Arlene Bright and all of us at Access Medical.

Posted by Arlene Bright - Judsonia, AR - Friend   January 29, 2016

Lessa, Debbie and family; We are so sorry for your loss and know what a special part of your lives your mom was.
We are praying for you in this sad time that God will give you peace. Love, Carol, Samantha and Frances

Posted by Carol Rangel - Little Rock, AR - Friend   January 29, 2016

My heart was heavy with sadness when I heard of Mrs. Payne's passing. I enjoy every treat session with her. She was so eager to participate, doing everything I asked. I saved her a spot on my schedule so I could work her back in as soon as she was out of the hospital. I shed tears today as I erased her name. She was and will always be one of my favorite patients. I will miss her. Susan Rettig Home Health OT

Posted by Susan Rettig - Griffithville, AR - Friend   January 28, 2016

You are all in my prayers and thoughts through this difficult time. Love you Althea you will be greatly missed.

Posted by Amy Monday - Judsonia, AR - Friend   January 28, 2016

Praying for Lessa and her family

Posted by Sherri Spillman - Washington, IL - Friend   January 28, 2016

Prayers for you & your family...

Posted by Tammy coney - Little rock, AR - Friend   January 28, 2016

Lessa & Family,
I want to let you know that your in my thoughts and prayers and I pray that God will provide comfort for each and everyone of you. Lifting you up in pray Della Brown

Posted by Della Brown - Cabot, AR - Friend   January 28, 2016

Lessa and Debbie. My heart breaks for you two girls. Ralph and I have known Althea and your Dad for many years and loved them. They were special people and we have so many good memories of them both. We know you have many, many wonderful memories of your mother and she will live forever in your hearts.

Posted by Joyce and Ralph Stewart - Jacksonville, AR - Friend   January 27, 2016

I'm so sorry Debbie and Lessa. Your family has always been very special to me. Praying for comfort and peace during this difficult time.

Posted by Cosondra Crawford - McRae, AR - Friend   January 27, 2016