Obituary Details

Ketura Jane Payne

(10/16/1865 - 07/02/1935)
Courtesy of The Lusk Herald, 07/05/1935


Mother of Hugo and Gene Payne Passes Away Tuesday Morning After Illness of 18 Months

Mrs. J.L. Payne, mother of Hugo F. Payne of Lusk and Gene A Payne of Douglas, and wife of J.L. Payne of the Payne Implement Co. of this city, passed away at her home here Tuesday morning, July 2, at 4:30 o'clock in her 69th year.

Mrs. Payne had been in ill health for the past 18 months, but was not seriously ill until the past week.

Funeral services were held from the Peet Mortuary Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock, the Methodist minister, an old friend of the family, officiating. Following the services here, interment was made in the Douglas cemetery. The pallbearers were all old friends of the family residing in Douglas.

Ketura Jane Lovett was born in Illinois on October 16, 1865. When just a child she moved with her family to Taylor County, Iowa. She was united in marriage to J.L. Payne in Clearfield, Iowa, on March 3, 1886. To this union were born two sons, Hugo F. and Gene A. Payne. Mr. and Mrs. Payne have been residents of Lusk for the past eleven years. Previous to that time they had lived in Douglas for twenty years, moving there from Iowa in 1904.

Besides her husband and two sons, Mrs. Payne leaves to mourn her departure a number of grandchildren and other relatives. She was 69 years, 9 months and 16 days old at the time of her death.

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