CLINTON — Frances J. “Joanne” Payne, 78, passed away at 2:15 p.m. on October 6, 2012 at Manor Court, Clinton, Ill.
A visitation was held on Thursday at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Rev. Amanda Richards officiating, with interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Clinton.
Memorials may be made to Operation Christmas Child, at First Baptist Church, Gwinn, Mich.
Frances was born on January 4, 1934 in Peoria, Ill. daughter of Allie W. Caudill and Allene (Hall) Caudill. She married Earl A. Payne on September 5, 1952 in Decatur, Ill. He passed away on January 26, 2006.
Survivors include a son Michael (Judy) Payne, Gwinn, Mich.; a daughter Debbie (Steve) Tritchler, Clinton; a sister Wanda David, Bethany, Ill., six grandchildren, 19 great- grandchildren and five great- great- grandchildren.
She was a member of the United Church of Heyworth-United Methodist, Heyworth, Ill.
She was “mom” to many Revere Copper & Brass employees, bringing them meals. She enjoyed crafts, and she also collected “box tops” for education.
Online condolences may be emailed to www.calvertmemorial.com.