Mildred Payne

Tuesday, March 28, 2006

DEXTER, Mo. -- Mildred Marie Payne, 83, of Dexter died Sunday, March 26, 2006, at Cypress Point Health Care in Dexter.

She was born Nov. 7, 1922, in Gibson, Mo., daughter of James and Fannie Cashion Stafford. She and Eldon Perry Payne were married June 21, 1941, at Campbell, Mo. He died Jan. 4, 1998.

Payne and her husband owned and operated Payne's Shoe Store in Dexter more than 30 years.

Survivors include two daughters, Kathy McCuan of Jackson, Teena Fields of Dexter; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters.

Friends may call at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter from 9 a.m. to service time today.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at the funeral home, with the Rev. Robert Bentley officiating. Burial will be in Dexter Cemetery.