Melvin T. Payne, Evansville, formerly of Staunton, passed away Dec. 30, 2010, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Evansville.
She was a member of Annunciation Catholic Church, Brazil.
On July 1, 1943, she married Doyne E. Payne Sr., who preceded her in death April 13, 2001.
Melvin was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
Survivors include sons Doyne E. Payne Jr. (Martha), Evansville, and Randy D. Payne (Robyn), Seattle, Wash., granddaughter Kim Payne-Urroz (Jeremy), great-grandchildren Brandon and Ashlee, and brother Al Guillemet (Bertha).
Burial will take place at Clear Run Cemetery, Bridgeton, Ind., Monday, Jan. 3, 2011. French Funeral Home, in Brazil, was entrusted with her care.
Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her memory.