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PAYNE, Lois R. (Dodds)

PAYNE - Lois R. (nee Dodds) May 25, 2016; of Clarence, NY. Born and raised in Kenmore, NY. Wife of the late Howard L. Payne Jr.; beloved mother of Howard L. Payne III, Pamela (Dr. Maurice) Gelia and Carolyn Payne; loving grandmother of Hillary A. (Probese) Leo and Laura A. Payne; sister of the late Shirley (Albert) Reilly; also survived by many nieces and nephews. A memorial visitation Saturday May 28th, 10-11 AM with an immediate memorial service following at the Clarence United Methodist Church, 10205 Greiner Rd. (corner of Strickler
Rd.). Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to the SPCA Serving Erie County, Lois was an accomplished hunter jumper equestrian with the Saddle & Bridle Club of Buffalo. She together with her late husband operated a multi generational family farm. Lois was an active long time member of the church. She was a graduate of SUNY Buffalo and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa Society. Mrs. Payne was a long time educator with Gateway Longview, in Williamsville, NY. Both she and her husband were conservationist and wildlife enthusiast. Arrangements by SHEPARD BROS. FUNERAL HOME. Please share online condolences at

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