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Patricia Payne, 62

CUMBERLAND, Sept. 22 – Patricia Peace Payne, 62, of Cumberland, passed away Tuesday morning, September 22, 2009 at her residence. She was born June 22, 1947 in Farmville, the daughter of the late Herman Lionel and Beatrice Turner Peace. She was employed by Longwood University. She was a member of the Virginia Classic Cruisers Club and a member of the NSRA (National Street Rod Association). Patricia was a representative for Longaberger Basket Company.

She is survived by her husband, Jerry L. Payne; nieces, Crystal Peace Acors and husband, James Thomas Sr. and their son, J.T. Acors Jr. whom Patricia called “her baby”, Shannon Cloyd and Kim Cox; great-nieces and nephews, Katilyn, Kristin, Kaylee, Ashley, Dillon and Dalton; sister, Brenda Stevenson of Richmond; sister-in-law, Jenny Massengill and husband, Benny; a close family friend, Pauline Ingle and numerous special friends. She was preceded in death by her brother, Lionel Edwin Peace.

A funeral service will be held Friday, at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Puckett Funeral Home with interment in Wards Chapel Church Cemetery in Crewe.

Family will receive friends Thursday evening 5-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made American Cancer Society or to Wards Chapel Church. Puckett Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.