Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 17, for Betty Lou Payne, 76, of Visalia. A visitation will be held at 4-7 p.m., on Wednesday, Aug. 16. A gathering of family and friends will be held after services on Thursday at the Exeter Memorial Building. She died Aug. 11, 2006.

Betty was born to Golda and Merrel Coffman of Mountain Grove, Missouri on Sept. 2, 1929. In her early teens she moved to California with her mother, Golda, her step father, Namon &#8220Peanut” Johnson, and her sister, Shirley. She lived in Exeter and later in Visalia for the remainder of her life. After marrying Heubert Borders she had two daughters, Vicky and Marsha. Later she married Issac Payne and had their daughter, Barbara.

Betty is most remembered for her chicken and dumplins, cobbler and for taking pride in her beautifully kept home. She is also remembered as the co-owner of Sierra Cellars in Exeter, where her whole family grew up, working right beside her. After her retirement she enjoyed spending time with her great-grandchildren, playing Bunco and traveling with her Soul Sisters.

Betty is preceded in death by her two daughters, Vicky King and Barbara Orr.

She is survived by her sister, Shirley Freeman of Mountain Grove, Missouri, her daughter, Marsha Chism of Coos Bay, Oregon, her grandchildren; Steven King and his wife Kambra, Mike Watkins and his fianc

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