Louise Harvey Payne, 85, of Montebello died July 6


Louise Harvey Payne, 85, of Montebello, passed away on Thursday, July 6, 2017.

Born in Roseland March 4, 1932, she was a daughter of the late Thomas Bland and Marion Belle Bowles Harvey.

She attended and graduated Fleetwood High School in Massie’s Mill. Along with her husband, they loved to fish, camp, hunt, and attend NASCAR events. She and her family loved to travel the countryside. She loved to read, tend to her bird Ruby, and mostly, she loved to be a mother to all.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Glenn Addison Payne Sr., and a son, Glenn Addison Payne Jr.

She is survived by sons, Robert Thomas “Bob” Payne (Lynn) of Roseland and Charles Russell Payne (Susan) of Virginia Beach; daughters, Kay Payne Staton (“Dee”) of Lexington and Anne Rucker Payne of Montebello; brother, Thomas Bland Harvey Jr.; sisters, Mary Elizabeth DeMallie, Frances McConaghy, Dotsy Fink and Eleanor Grey Massie; and seven grandchildren, Richard, Kenneth and Jennifer Payne, Byron and Stewart Staton, and Addison and Lance Payne; and seven great-grandchildren.

A special thanks to Heritage Hall of Lexington and Rockbridge Area Hospice for their attentive care and the residents of Roseland and Montebello for their neighborly love.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Aug. 5 at Bethlehem United Methodist Church by the Rev. Ed Childress.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 7539 Patrick Henry Highway, Roseland, VA 22967.


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