Paula Payne

Granite City | Monday, September 12 2022 |

Paula L. Payne, 60, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 9:11 a.m. on Monday, September 12, 2022, at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis.

She was born March 13, 1962, in Puxico, Missouri, a daughter of Nina (Nevels) Cookson of Granite City and the late Paul Cookson. She married Randall L. “Randy” Payne on October 10, 1987, in Granite City and he survives. Paula enjoyed collecting Roseville Pottery, vacationing in Cancun, playing puzzle games, entertaining family for holiday gatherings, and spoiling the babies in the family. She cherished her family and had a love for animals.

In addition to her beloved husband and mother, she is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Audra Payne and Drew Steinwagner of Collinsville; her dream come true granddaughter, Keeley Steinwagner of Collinsville; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Kim and Don Sodam of Collinsville and Elaine Cookson of Collinsville; many nieces; nephews; other extended family and friends.

In celebration of her life and in accordance with her wishes. No service will be held. Memorials may be made to the Susan G. Koman Breast Cancer awareness or to support your local animal shelter. Irwin Chapel of Granite City is in charge of arrangements.

Obit Provided By:
Irwin Chapel Funeral Home

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