Born Jan. 19, 1925, in Gideon, she was the daughter of the late Luther Francis and Mary Irene Watson Payne.
Survivors include one daughter, Lana Gertz and husband, Richard, of Arlington Heights; two grandsons, Faust Gertz and wife, Tanya, of Decorah, Iowa, and Robert Gertz, of Philadelphia, Pa.; three brothers, Morrell Pavy and wife, Marie, of Dyer, Ark., Thirl Pavy and wife, Carol, of Millington, Tenn., and Jerry Pavy and wife, Nadine, of Malden, Mo., and four sisters, Inez Luther and husband, Kenneth, of San Diego, Calif., Deloris Malamas and husband, John, of Tucson, Ariz., Jean Kuisel and husband, Jerry, of San Diego, and Donna Gordon and husband, Dennis, of Poplar Bluff, Mo.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, March 5, at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 6, at Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tim Sherman officiating.
Burial will follow in the Stanfield Cemetery at Clarkton, Mo.