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Obituary: First Lady Amanda Ruth Payne Weathers, 56

She was a native of Adair County, KY, a member of a large, respected family, and was co-founder of Vision Church of Holiness in Danville, KY

First Lady Amanda Ruth Payne Weathers, 56, Danville, KY, died Tuesday, February 24, 2009, at the UK Hospital after a brief illness.

The funeral service will be Monday, March 2, 2009, at 12noonET/11amCT at Vision Church of Holiness in Danville, KY. The wake service will be Sunday from 6-9:00amET, with general viewing from 6-8:00pmET with a celebration service from 8-9:00pmET.

A native of Adair County, KY, she was a daughter of Elder William and Lady Christine Williams Payne, and was co-founder, along with her husband, of the Vision Church of Holiness in Danville.

She is survived by her husband, Bishop Larry Weathers, Danville, KY, and the following:
  • Her children: Pastor Larry Jr. Weathers, Evangelist Yolanda Weathers, Angela Weathers, Minister Melinda Weathers, and Jason Weathers

  • The following brothers and sisters: Joseph and wife Marjorie Payne, Billy and wife Beverly Payne, Micahel and wife Joan Payne, Henry and wife Jan Payne, David and wife Sharon Payne, C.B. and wife Teresa Payne, Richard and wife Cheryl Payne, James and wife Ernestine Payne, Larry and wife Reggie Payne, Timothy and wife Vondra Payne, Mary Lee Hendrickson and Sheila, Phyllis, and Sharon Payne, and Carolyn and husband Robert Cox

  • Two grandchildren, a daughter in law, and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, adopted children, and friends.
This obituary information is a courtesy of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Coumbia, KY.
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