Payne, Helen Shutters

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Helen Shutters Payne, 91, of Blacksburg, Va., died Saturday, October 6, 2007 in Huntsville, Ala.

Mrs. Payne was born September 11, 1916 in Mount Jackson, Va., daughter of the late Harry Bernard and Margaret Tisinger Shutters. She was a graduate of Madison College in Harrisonburg, Va. and was a member of Blacksburg Presbyterian Church.

Mrs. Payne was preceded in death by her husband, William Wirt Payne. She is survived by a son, William Wirt Payne, Jr. and his wife, Donna Lucas Payne, of Huntsville, Ala.; and a grandson, William Wirt Payne III and his wife, Amy Hayes Payne, of Charleston, S.C.

Graveside services will be Sunday, October 21, 2007 at 1:30 p.m. at the Mount Jackson Cemetery with the Rev. Robert Harmon officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Shenandoah Valley Chapter, 301 Virginia Avenue, Suite 101, Harrisonburg, Va. 22601.