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Joyce Lewis Payne

July 23, 1946 — March 27, 2019

Joyce Lewis Payne

Mrs. Joyce Lewis Payne of South Boston, VA passed away at her home on Wednesday, March 27, 2019.  She was born in Lunenburg County, VA on July 23, 1946 and was 72 years old at her death.  She was the daughter of the late Hugo Osborne Lewis and the late Louise Ashworth Lewis and was married to Harvey William Payne who survives. She was an active member of First Crossroads Baptist Church.  She spent her entire career in the garment industry and retired as plant manager from the former South Boston Manufacturing.  She loved fishing, baking, doing things with her grandchildren, and her church. Survivors include:Her husband Harvey William Payne of South BostonHer sonJoe Eggleston of South BostonHer daughterDonna Alchin and husband Wayne of New Bern, NCTwo stepsonsToby Payne and wife Tara of South BostonDaniel Payne and wife Kelly of South BostonTen grandchildrenFour brothersNorman Lewis and wife Doris of Colonial HeightsClaude Lewis and wife Nancy of SutherlandWayne Lewis and wife Patricia of AltonGlenn Lewis and wife  Delores of BraceyTwo sistersRachel Poythress and husband Jerry of Henderson, NCLinda Bishop and husband jimmy of HalifaxNumerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, friends, and church family. Preceded in death by 2 brothers, Marvin Lewis and Rayford Lewis A memorial service will be held at First Crossroads Baptist Church on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 2:00 PM with Rev. Dan Ward officiating.The family will receive friends at her home. For memorials, please consider the Halifax County Cancer Association, PO Box 1891, Halifax, VA 24558, Turbeville Volunteer Fire Department, 1002 Melon Road, South Boston, VA 24592, God’s Pit Crews, 2499 North Main Street, Danville, VA 24540, or St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105.
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Memorial Service

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

First Crossroads Baptist Church

1122 Melon Rd, South Boston, VA 24592

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