Lillian Louise Payne, 87, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at the Waddell Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Galax.
She was born Sept. 20, 1925, in Baltimore, Md., to Stuart Hudson and Mae Fuller Hudson.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard D. Payne.
Survivors include step daughter, Shirley Emerzian and Julie of Portola Hills, Calif.; step son, Timothy Payne and Julie of Toppenish, Wash.; sister, Dorothy Edwards of Galax; several step grandchildren; one niece; and one nephew; and friends, Diane Brown and Dana Widner.
A graveside service was held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Bishops Chapel Cemetery with the Rev. Jimmy Harmon and the Rev. Richard Gregory officiating.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynn.com
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home Chapel is serving the family.
Published in Galax Gazette from Dec. 21 to Dec. 23, 2012