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Penelope Mayne


Penelope Mayne

Penelope Diamond Mayne (Penny), age 72 of Columbia, Tennessee, passed away October 13, 2012 at Maury Regional Medical Center surrounded by loved ones.

Mrs. Mayne was born October 30, 1939 in Memphis, Tennessee, to the late Luther and Dorothy Diamond. Where she lived till the age of 7, at which time they moved to Jay, Florida. Mrs. Mayne was a member of Cora Baptist Church in Jay, Florida. She never met a stranger and never hesitated to share what she had with others. She had a beautiful soprano voice and sang over 50 years in the Cora Baptist choir. She was loved by all who knew her and she will be missed more than words can be expressed.

Mrs. Mayne is preceded in death by her late husband George E. Mayne, Jr. father Luther Diamond, mother Dorothy Cochran Diamond, long time friend Lonnie J. McCulley, Jr.

Survivors include her son George E. Mayne, III of Columbia, TN, a daughter Jennifer Mayne Lane (James) of Columbia, TN, grandchildren: Zachary and Caitlin Lane of Columbia, TN, brothers Jay M. Diamond (Terry) of Mary Ester, FL, Stuart M. Diamond (Susan) of Jay, FL, niece Cheri Diamond, nephews John Diamond, Duane Diamond, Dustin Diamond, Drew Diamond, and Dillon Diamond, daughter of heart Judy Austin of Columbia, TN.

Active pallbearers will be: John M. Diamond, Mickey Diamond, Chad Diamond, Danny Carnley, Joe Edwards, and Alan Edwards.

Honorary pallbearers are: Randall Lockett, Merlin Edwards, Roger Dobson, Marshall Diamond, and Russ Hammac.

Visitation will be Thursday, October 18, from 6-9pm at Cora Baptist Church, Jay, Florida. Service will be held Friday, October 19, at 11am at Cora Baptist Church, Jay, Florida with Rev. La Don Hall and Rev. Bud Docter officiating. Burial will follow in the Cora Baptist Church Cemetery. Heritage Funeral Home is assisting the family and in charge of arrangements.

We would like to send a special thank you to Dr. Ball and staff, Maury Regional Medical Center nurses for the wonderful care that she received. Also a very special thanks to Alice Staggs for the wonderful care and friendship that she provided to mom over the last few years.

Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the family at 201 E 16th St Columbia, TN 38401.

You may send condolences to the family at the Heritage Funeral Home website:


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