Born in Glennonville on June 19, 1921, she was the daughter of the late John and Alma (Krapf) Peters. She was married to David Payne, who preceded her in death, and later she married Gene Dye. who also preceded her in death.
In addition to her parents and husbands, she was preceded in death by one son, John Payne; and four brothers, James, Bill, Clem and Joe Peters.
Survivors include one daughter, Sister Diane Marie Payne, OSU, Maple Mount, Ky.; two stepsons, Lale Dye of Wappapello and Byron Dye of Farmington; seven sisters, Christina Nowacki of Austin, Texas, Cecilia Kerperien of St. Louis, Theresa Raymer of Glennonville, Clara Singleton of Mobile, Ala., Freida Raymer of Glennonville, Lucille Weidenbenner of Glennonville and Betty Griner of Wichita, Kan.; one brother, Al Peters of Tampa, Fla., and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation and prayer service were held Friday, March 12, at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden. The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Saturday, March 13, at St. Teresa Catholic Church in Glennonville with Fr. Joseph Weidenbenner and Fr. David Dohogne officiating. Interment was in St. Teresa Cemetery at Glennonville.
The family suggests memorials may be made to St. Teresa Catholic Church, St. Teresa School or St. Teresa Building fund.