Virginia Grace Payne, 96 years old passed away peacefully at home in Sonoma County. She was born in Spring City, TN to Edgar and Idella Hall and the youngest of 7 children. She was married for 53 years to Warren G. Payne, who previously passed in 1994.
She is survived by her 3 daughters, Ricki Ayala, Pamela Farnsworth and Marla Jones; 3 grandchildren, Byron Ayala, Cecily Cattoor, and Jeromie Suhovy; and 4 great-grandchildren, Byron Ayala Jr., Ava Ayala, Cody Cattoor, and Gavyn Suhovy.
Virginia enjoyed gardening, her favorite was tending to her roses. Her and Warren enjoyed playing cards and tripoly with their many friends. She was a school secretary for 20 years at Bethany Lutheran Church in Long Beach, CA. Virginia was a sweet gentle woman who will be missed by all.
Memorial Service will be planned for a future date at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, where she attended for 20 years. Please feel free to contact the Church for further information.