Rhonda Leann Payne, 40, of Brazil, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 10, 2017. She was born on Sept. 13, 1976, in Vigo County, to Ronnie Lee Livingston Sr. and Anna (Smith) Livingston.
Rhonda is survived by her husband of 20 years, Eric Payne of Brazil; two children, Haley Payne and Eric Payne Jr.; her mother, Anna Livingston; a sister, Renea Livingston; brother, Ronnie Livingston Jr. and wife Terri; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles.
She was preceded in death by her father, Ronnie Livingston Sr.; grandmother, Evelyn Smith; and father-in-law, Jack Payne.
Rhonda was a graduate of Terre Haute North Vigo High School. She worked at Greenleaf. Rhonda was part of the Family Readiness Group for the Indiana National Guard. She was a member of the Rosedale American Legion Auxiliary. Rhonda enjoyed planting flowers. She also liked frogs.
A memorial service will be 8 p.m. Friday, June 16, 2017, at Mattox-Wood Funeral Home, with Bill Herb officiating. Visitation will take place from 6 p.m. Friday until the time of the service. A celebration of life and balloon release will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at Fontanet Fire House. All friends and family are welcome. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at:
Published on June 14, 2017