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Helen Payne       Send a link to a friend

Archived Dec. 6, 2004

BEASON -- Helen M. Payne, 88, of rural Beason, died at noon Saturday, Dec. 4, 2004, at Maple Ridge Care Center in Lincoln.

Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Quiram Funeral Home, Atlanta. The Rev. Nadine Preston will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Waynesville.

Mrs. Payne was a homemaker.

She was born Aug. 30, 1916, at Clinton to John and Belle Irvin Roulston. She married Adrian G. "Bill" Payne on Dec. 3, 1938, in Lincoln. They had been married 56 years when he died July 4, 1995.

She is survived by one son, Don (and Jo Anne) Payne of Waynesville; one granddaughter, Amy (and Scott) Neece of Lincoln; and two great-grandchildren, Wes and Abby Neece.

She was a member of the Waynesville United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women and a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star.

A wonderful, dear, sweet lady has passed.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Waynesville United Methodist Church.

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