Cathern is survived by her daughters, Melody (Roy) Asper, Barbara (Rusty) Carson, and Phyllis (Art) Boester; sister, Shirley (Delbert) Cripe; grandchildren, Gabriel, Conrad, Tiffany, and Skylar; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard V. Payne, and son, Richard Payne Jr.
Funeral service is 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at Sloan & Sons Funeral Home with viewing one hour prior. Visitation is also from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at the funeral home.
Burial is in Lindenwood Cemetery.