Laverne Payne Bryson
Laverne Payne Bryson, 66, of Michigan City, died Dec. 31, 2018, at Methodist Hospital in Germantown, Tenn. She was a graduate of W.P. Ware High School in Somerville, Tenn., attended Northwest Community College and was a beautician. She was a former factory worker at ABC in Ashland.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Jan. 5 at Sims Chapel MB Church in Michigan City, where she was a member. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Keron Morman officiated. J.F. Brittentum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She leaves her husband, Jessie Bryson Jr. of Michigan City; a daughter Jessica Bryson of Michigan City; 10 sisters, Dorothy Payne of LaGrange, Tenn., Cheryl Peeler of Collierville, Tenn., Joyce Smith of LaGrange, Brenda Golden of Collierville, Lillie Mae Trailor, Arnell Sullivan, both of Grand Junction, Tenn., Verches Webb of California, Ida Mae Bailey of Williston, Tenn., Elaine Hudson, Juanita Grandberry, both of Grand Junction; and three brothers, Willie Gene Mason of Grand Junction, Myron Payne of LaGrange and Robert Coleman of Mt. Pleasant.