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Vera Lee Stehr Payne

Granite, Greer County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 6 Dec 1959 (aged 38)
Fieldbrook, Humboldt County, California, USA
Burial Arcata, Humboldt County, California, USA
Memorial ID 175482880 · View Source
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Mrs. Vera L. Payne, 38, of Fieldbrook, died Sunday evening in her home as a result of a lingering illness. She was born November 18, 1921, in Granite, Oklahoma. She had lived in this area during the past nine year. She was a member of the St. John's Lutheran Church in granite, Oklahoma.

She is survived by her husband, James W. Payne of Fieldbrook; daughters, Rita, Gwen and Eva Payne all of Fieldbrook; sons, James W. Payne, Jr. of Eureka; Gary Payne, with the USAF, William W. Payne of Fieldbrook; parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Stehr of Granite, Oklahoma; sisters, Mrs. Veta O'Dell and Mrs. Edna Rowen, both of Asher, Oklahoma; and a brother, Edward Stehr, of Mangum, Oklahoma.

Funeral services will be held Wedesday at 2 p.m. at Field Mortuary Chapel of the Redwoods with the Rev. Robert Reusche officiating. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery.

Published in the Eureka Humboldt Standard on December 7, 1959

Name: Vera Lee Payne
[Vera Lee Stehr]
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 18 Nov 1921
Birth Place: Oklahoma
Death Date: 6 Dec 1959
Death Place: Humboldt
Mother's Maiden Name: Meir
Father's Surname: Stehr

In 1940, Vera (single) was living in Byars, OK, and was employed as a housekeeper in the home of Otis and Evelyn Hammons.

Vera married George Baker on July 25, 1943 in Coryell, TX.

Vera married James W. Payne on August 24, 1950, in Humboldt County, CA.

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- U.S. Federal Census
- Texas County Marriages
- California Marriage Index




  • Created by: Dee Green
  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175482880
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Vera Lee Stehr Payne (18 Nov 1921–6 Dec 1959), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175482880, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Arcata, Humboldt County, California, USA ; Maintained by Dee Green (contributor 48325163) .