Died: Saturday, January 10, 2004
Donna S. Payne (nee Sammons), 61, died Jan. 10.
A registered nurse, Mrs. Payne graduated from the Jewish Hospital School of Nursing in 1963, and concluded her work career in 1996 after 25 years at St. Anthonys Medical Center.
She was a member and served in various lay leadership positions at Affton Christian Church in south county. She also was active in Paseo Con Cristo.
Survivors include her husband of more than 40 years, Charles A. Payne Jr.; son and daughter-in-law, Bruce and Sandy Payne, daughter and son-in-law, Jack and Malea Heller; brother, Dr. Bruce Sammons; father-in-law, C.A. Payne Sr.; brother-in-law and wife, Richard and Jane Payne; and five grandchildren.
A memorial service was conducted at Affton Christian Church.