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 Amelia <I>Vela</I> Payne

Amelia Vela Payne

Mission, Hidalgo County, Texas, USA
Death 10 Feb 2017 (aged 83)
Burial Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Plot Q, 2499
Memorial ID 176330899 · View Source
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Amelia V. Payne

A loving mom and grandmother went home to be with the lord on February 10, 2017.

She was born in Mission, Texas on January 30, 1934, the youngest of the Teodulo and Fructuosa Vela family of seven children and is preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Trinidad, Margarito, and Julio and sisters, Dora and Maria, her son Edward, and her husband, Edwin Payne.

She is survived by sister Ofilia Reyna, daughter Susan and her husband Elias Juarez, their two sons, Joaquin and Joahua, her son, Brian and his wife Vickie Payne and their three children Ethan, Elise, and Erron and many nephews and nieces.

Amelia served in the Woman's Army Corp during the Korean War.

She graduated from the McAllen Business College and worked as an account for several Chrysler dealerships. Amelia retired at the age of 70 after working for Bay Area Surgicare for more than 20 years.

Amelia will be laid to rest at the Houston National Cemetery on February 16, 2017 at 11:30 A.M. Viewing is on the same day from 10-11:00 A.M. at American Heritage Funeral Home.

Feb 14 2017
Galveston Daily News




  • Created by: Floyd Lanny Martin
  • Added: 14 Feb 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 176330899
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Amelia Vela Payne (30 Jan 1934–10 Feb 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176330899, citing Houston National Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Floyd Lanny Martin (contributor 47610184) .