|Birth: ||Aug. 25, 1857|
|Death: ||Jun. 29, 1933|
A daughter of Francis Cox Gravely & Sarah Allen Holman.
Belle attended State Normal School in Farmville, Prince Edward County, VA.
Some of their children were:
1. Frank G. Payne b.1878
2. William Neal Payne b.1881
3. John L. Payne b. ca.1884
4. Annie H. Payne b. ca.1886
5. Sallie Virginia Payne (1888-1915)
6. Dr. Richard Starne Payne (1890-1929)
7. Malcolm F. "Mal" Payne III (1897-1933)
8. Isabelle R. Payne b. ca.1901
The obituary below has Belle married to Malcolm F. Payne which is INCORRECT.
THE HENRY BULLETIN, Martinsville, Va.,. Fri., July 7, 1933, p. 3, col. 3 [edited].
The Death of Mother and Son within the space of several hours of each other in Henry County during the past weekend, is reported here.
Mrs. Bell Gravely Payne, 77, wife of the late M. F. Payne, Sr., passed away suddenly at her home near Axton Friday morning following a brief illness. Death was due to a heart ailment.
The deceased was a life long resident of the Axton community. Malcolm F. Payne, a son, and World War Veteran, who was gassed while in service in France, died Saturday evening after several years illness.
Funeral service for the two were held jointly Sunday afternoon from the home. Interment was made in the family burial ground near the home.
Surviving are the following children: William and Neal Payne, both of Huntington, W. Va., Frank Payne of Roanoke, Roy and Isabelle Payne, both of Axton, Va.
The husband and father preceded the deceased members to the grave about two years ago.
Ref. FOLLOW THE PERIWINKLE, VOL. II, p. 12,
Payne Home Place Cemetery, 4-1/2 miles N. E. of Axton on Rt. 616:
Belle Gravely, Wife of R. C. Payne, 8/25/1857 - 6/29/1933 (Dau. of Francis Cox Gravely & Elizabeth "Bettie" Hubbard), Ruben Cornelius Payne, 2/27/1844 - 4/6/1920 (Confederate Vet.); Mal Payne III, 9/29/1897 - 7/1/1933: Injured in WW I, invalid until death.
Francis Cox Gravely (1813 - 1888)
Sarah Allen Holman Gravely (1830 - 1906)
Reuben Cornelius Payne (1844 - 1920)
Richard STARNE Payne (1890 - 1929)*
Malcolm F. Payne (1897 - 1933)*
Payne Cemetery (Payne Homeplace)
Created by: deegraver
Record added: Sep 04, 2008
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