(March 3, 1924 – April 23, 2015)
Madge Payne, 91 of Stephenville, died Thursday, April 23, 2015 in Stephenville.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 AM Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Stephenville Funeral Home Chapel with Gary Williams and Wayne Payne officiating. Burial will follow at Rosehill Cemetery in Cleburne.
Madge was born on March 3, 1924 in Cleburne, Texas to the late Le Roy and Annie Mae Steadman Clanton. She married Jesse Garten Payne on September 19, 1942 in Colorado City, TX. Jesse preceded her in death May 13, 1981. Madge was a member of the Hillcrest Church of Christ. She lived many years in Snyder, and has lived in Stephenville since 1991. Madge was a homemaker.
Madge is survived by her children, Wayne and wife Lois Payne of Ruston, Louisiana, Virginia and husband Clinton Priddy of Stephenville, David and wife Kathy Payne of Camp Springs, Texas, and Betty Miller of Dew, Texas; brother, Don Clanton of Waco; sister, Christine Lunsford of Decatur; grandchildren, Teresa Knight, Tammie Ventura, Terri Aillet, Tina Jackson, Rusty Kea, Emory Kea, Shannon Hollingsworth, Michelle Payne, Connie Payne, Robert Heath, Angie Freeman, Michael, Miller, Travis Payne, Lana Perez, and Vicki Campos; several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Madge was also preceded in death by a son, William Garten Payne.
The Payne family wishes expressions of sympathy be made in the form of donations to Fosters Home for Children, P. O. Box 978, Stephenville, Texas 76401.