Lois Payne, 84, of Amarillo, died Sunday, January 20, 2013.
Services will be at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at Grand Ave. Baptist Church with Dr. O.K. Bowen and Jim Gose officiating. Burial will be at the Memorial Park East Mausoleum. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Lois was born on April 14, 1928 to Joe and Lucille Hunter. She was a homemaker and child caregiver “Nana” for many years. She worked at BSA Hospital as a PBX operator for many years until retiring. She also volunteered at BSA Hospice. She was a member of Grand Ave. Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her step-father, Charles Parker; her husband, Paul Robert Payne Sr.; a son, Paul Robert Payne Jr.; and a sister, Jolena Jennings.
Lois is survived by two sons, Ron Payne and wife Yvonne of Borger, Mike Payne of Amarillo; a daughter-in-law, Sherry Payne Patton and husband Bill of Lewisville; a sister, Ruth Trickey and husband Don of Amarillo; a brother, Ray Hunter of Lindsay, Ok.; seven grandchildren, Jeff Payne, Jeremy Payne, Josh Payne, Ronay Bryan-Bach, Lauren Monden, Chelle Smalley, and Erin Christianson; and fifteen great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 from 6:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.
The family suggests memorial be sent to Olivia’s Angels in care of BSA Hospice, P.O. Box 950, Amarillo, Texas 79105.