Class of 1925
Red Hot, Junior Play ’24, J. F. F.
Effie “Lucille” (Sanders) Payne
Marcy 19, 1907 – February 9, 1997
Former Perry community resident E. Lucille Payne, 89, Abilene, TX, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 1997, in the Abilene hospital.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m., Tuesday, in the chapel of Brown Funeral home. Rev. Lynn Scott will officiate. Burial will be in the Ceres cemetery.
She was born March 19, 1907, in Indian Territory, Oklahoma, the daughter of Frank M. and Ollie (Pore) Sanders. In August, 1947, she and Warren W. Payne were married in Arkansas.
Mrs. Payne had been a sales clerk for J.C. Penney, Lerner’s and Newman’s department stores and had served as manager of the Holly Shop in Enid.
Her husband preceded her in death in 1995. That year, she moved from Tamps, FL, to Abilene.
Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and Rob Marsh, Abilene; two granddaughters, Robin Anne Jones and Linda Lee Marsh, both of Abilene; two great-grandsons, David Jones and Bryan Jones, Abilene; one great-granddaughter, Stefani Jones; a sister-in-law, Marjorie Sanders, Red Rock; and two nephews, Lee Sanders, Enid, and Gene Sanders, Red Rock.
In addition to her husband, Mrs. Payne was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Ray Sanders.