5/16/14 —- Patricia P. Cortese

Ms. Patricia P. Cortese, age 68, of Tullahoma, passed away Tuesday at her residence.  

Services will be held at 10:30 AM, Friday in the Tullahoma Funeral Home Chapel . 

Burial will follow in the Maplewood Cemetery. 

Visitation with the family will be held from 5:00 till 9:00 PM Thursday night at Tullahoma Funeral Home.


Ms. Cortese born in Baxter, TN to the late William and Ewell Estelle Cunningham Payne.  In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by a brother, Fred Payne and her granddaughter, Samantha Cortese.  She was a former employee with Kroger and Keymark  Corporation and was a member of Smith Springs Church of Christ.


She is survived by two daughters, Stephanie Jones of Tullahoma, Robin Mooneyham of Murfreesboro, two sons, Glenn Cortese of Cherry Valley, NY, J.P. Cortese of Richfield Springs, NY, brothers, Gordon Payne of  Cartersville, GA, Roy Payne of Cartersville, GA, sister, Elenor ( Ray ) Barthelomew of Marietta, GA, grandchildren, Elizabeth Cortese, John Cortese, Sara Cortese, Michael Cortese, Sydney Beauman and Audrey Beauman.


Tullahoma Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Patricia Corteseflower 15