>Brookings Oregon News, Sports, & Weather | The Curry Coastal Pilot

News Classifieds Web
web powered by Web Search Powered by Google

News arrow News arrow Obituaries arrow G. Frances Payne

G. Frances Payne Print E-mail
Written by The Curry Coastal Pilot   
December 03, 2013 09:56 pm

G. Frances Payne
G. Frances Payne
G. Frances Payne, 86, of Brookings, died peacefully Dec. 1, 2013,  at her home in Harbor.

She was born, Aug. 2, 1927, in San Diego, to Walter and Helen Essley. 

She married Donald Payne Sr., June 15, 1947, in Yuma, Ariz., soon after he was discharged from the service.  

Donald was a Brookings native, so the couple made their home in Brookings as soon as they were married. 

Frances and Donald raised seven children. She was a fun-loving mother who loved to camp, and play cards and games with her children. She played bridge at St. Timothy’s  Episcopal Church for many years. Frances was an outgoing woman who had many friends. She will be remembered for all the good times and deeply missed.

Frances is survived by her daughters Connie Wilson, Janece Payne; sons Don Payne Jr., Ben Payne, and Wallace “Bud” Payne. Also surviving is her brother Richard Essley, of California and numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews. 

Frances was preceded in death by her husband Donald Payne Sr; son Ronald Payne; daughter Allie Tribur; her parents; and her brother Walter Essley.

A celebration of life will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, at Howonquet Community Center, across from Lucky 7 Casino.

Submitted by the family. 

 

The Pilot front page

Get home delivery of the Curry Coastal Pilot in Brookings-Harbor for only $4 a month or $48/year. By mail, subscriptions are $55 a year outside of Curry County. After filling out one simple and secure online form, you could be on your way to learning more about Brookings-Harbor, Curry County and America's Wild Rivers Coast.
subscribe

Follow Curry Coastal Pilot headlines on Follow Curry Coastal Pilot headlines on Twitter

© Copyright 2001 - 2014 Western Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. By Using this site you agree to our Terms of Use