In Memory

Sophia Payne (Drake) VIEW PROFILE

Viewing will be held on Monday, October 4th 2021 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Russell Funeral Home (822 Carl Russell Ave, Winston-Salem, NC 27101). A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 5th 2021 at 12:00 PM at the Shiloh Baptist Church (916 E 12th St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101).

She was predeceased by : her parents, David Payne and Katie Payne; and her siblings, David Duncan, Ronald Payne, Thomas Leroy Payne, Karl Payne, Rosalyn Payne, Sharon Payne-Coggins, Mary Payne-Jones, Lillian Banner and Katrina Payne.

She is survived by : her husband Thomas Drake, Jr.; her children, Raashaun Payne (Hope), Thomas Drake, III, Tyree Payne, Rakiem Payne-Drake, Charlie Drake, Victoria Price, Latrika Payne-Drake and Cierra Payne-Drake; her goddaughter Whitney Bumpass-Myers; her sister Jacquelyn Payne-Brooks; her sisters-in-law, Ida Duncan, Bobietta Payne, Vivian Smith, Lottie Bailey and Nolie Miller (Ricky); her close friends, Lawrencine Myers-Barton "Shugg", Lisa Burns, Reginald Gentry, Samone, Cynthia, Keith and Ethel; her nieces, Carmen Spruill, Sheryl Lowery-Adams, Beverly McDaniel, Debra Mack, Chavora Jones, Hope Payne, Ivy Payne and Nakienah Payne-Love; her cousin James Davis of New York; and also Denita Covington. She is also survived by loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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