Mary M. M. Payne

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 14, 2008

Mary Martha Moore Payne, age 95, of Sandy Ridge, died Saturday, January 12, 2008, at L.V. Stabler Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, January 15, 2008, at Sandy Ridge Methodist Church in Sandy Ridge at 10 a.m. with the Rev.

Joe Lizenby officiating and Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home directing.

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Interment was held at Payne Cemetery in Sandy Ridge.

The family received friends on Monday, Jan. 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home.

Mrs. Payne was born in Andalusia, on January 24, 1912,

and lived in Sandy Ridge for 71 years.

She was an active member of the Sandy Ridge United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband William Vance Payne who died on March 25, 1993.

She is survived by one daughter Mary Martha (Gene) Autrey of Greenville, two sons, William Moore (Irene) Payne of Medart, Fla., Samuel Harvee Payne of Sandy Ridge, seven grandchildren, William Vance Payne of Frederick, Md., William Mark Payne of Tallahassee, Fla., Jonathan Paul Payne of Pensacola, Fla., Paige Autrey Hannah of Allen, Texas, Susan Payne Turner of Crawfordville, Fla., Rachel Dennis of Sandy Ridge, and Angela Payne Klinkhammer of Auburn, and 16 great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Sandy Ridge United Methodist Church.

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