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PAYNE, Bernice  -

PAYNE, Bernice
PAYNE, Bernice born Aug 25, 1931, transitioned on Feb 3, 2018. The 3rd child of a family of 6 children. Member of Greater St. John MB Church for many years. Former member of OES Chapter 19, Dayton Duplicate Bridge Club. Prior to her illness, an avid golfer, she had a hole-in-one at Madden Golf Course and played in numerous leagues. Retired from WPAFB after 31 years of service with a top-secret clearance. Preceded in death by parents Lewis & Julia Davis; 2 sisters Dannie Johnson, Erma Woods; brother Green Davis, nephew Stanley Dean. Survived by devoted & loving husband Grafton S. Payne II; loving & devoted daughter Deborah (Henry) Payne-Essick; sisters, Gladys Dean, Minnie Holloway; in-laws Fredina Johnson, Felecia Rowe, Garvin (Marcia) Tonsler; loving nieces, nephews & other relatives. Funeral service 11AM, Saturday, Feb 10, 2018 at Greater St. John Baptist Church, 4200 Germantown Pk., Dayton. Pastor Lloyd Hayes officiating. Visitation 10-11AM. Interment Woodland Cemetery. If so desired, in lieu of flowers contributions can be made to American Heart Association.
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