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Mary Lois Payne


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“I am finished; I am a beautiful butterfly!”

A Bug’s Life – Heimlich.

My ladybug turned into a beautiful butterfly on November 16, 2021. Mom, I’ll miss you always. I love you beyond measure and thank you for our time with you.

Mary Lois Payne was born in McAlester, Oklahoma on June 4, 1945. Born to Maudine and Stanley Sherwood who both precede her. Her siblings include: Norman, Bobby, Jerry, Margaret, Michael, Robert and Tommy. Margaret, Michael, and Robert survive her.

Mary married Robert J. Payne August 4, 1961 in Hagerman, N.M. He also precedes her. In that marriage they welcomed daughters Mary E. Langlois and Victoria A. Mendez who also survive her. Also her grandchildren: Bryan, Ashley, Anthony, Michelle, Michaila, Jeremiah, Adam, Michael, Destiny, Robert, Wenzdae, James. And she was gramma gramma to: Bennie, Waylon, Lily, Baby James, Jazmin, Crystal, Gabriel, Nicole, Janelle, Joseph, Arabella, and Addilyn.

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Special thanks to her Hospice team and to Jamie and Elvira for their amazing care of our ladybug.

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