Myrtle Lee Miller Payne

Myrtle Lee Miller Payne, born June 8, 1947 in Brewton, AL, and a resident of Violet, LA, departed this life on Friday, May 23, 2014 at the age of 66. Beloved wife of Thomas Payne Sr. Daughter of the late Alvin and Lucille Miller. Beloved mother of Thomas Jr. (Natalie), Joshua Sr. (Tearia) and Ryan Payne (Amari Brown). Beloved aunt of Lemire Miller (Tramese Martin) of Violet. Beloved grandmother of Joshua Jr., Thomas and Baileé Payne and Chancelor Jackson. Beloved sister of Dorothy LaFrance, Merelyn (Leroy Sr.) Bienemy and Robert Earl Miller of Violet; James Earl Miller of Houston, TX; and Rev. George Garrison of Baton Rouge, LA. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Payne was also preceded in death by a brother, Lee Edward Miller and her beloved twin sister, Sara Miller. Beloved niece of Manford Miller of Slidell, LA and Emmitt Miller of New Orleans, LA. Also survived by a host of special nieces, nephews, cousins, other loving relatives, friends, classmates and co-workers. Relatives and friends of the family; Pastor, Officers and members of Christian Fellowship Family Worship Center were invited to attend the service. A funeral was held at Christian Fellowship Worship Center on Saturday, June 7, 2014. Interment was in Merrick Cemetery.

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