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Ruth June Payne


Ruth June Payne, 92, of Nisbet, passed away on  February 7, 2017 at her home.  

She was born on June 11, 1924 to Miles and Christabelle (Graybill) Bower at Middleburg, PA. 

Ruth is survived by her son, John William Payne; daughter, JoAnn (Jan) Louise Cooper; three grandchildren, Krishgen Payne, Jennifer Payne, and Jenna (Evan) Harding; and two great grandchildren.  She is also survived by her two brothers Miles (Jean) Bower, and James (Bev) Bower and one sister Gladys (Harry) DeWald.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Mary Palmer, three brothers Harry Moyer, Harold Bower, and John Bower, her husband James T. Payne, Sr., her son, James (Mary) Thomas Payne, and two grandchildren, Jimmy Payne and Jeffrey Payne.

Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions in memory of Ruth Payne may be made to the Meals on Wheels of Lycoming County, 1302 Clayton Ave., Williamsport, AP 17702 or Susquehanna Home Care Hospice, 1100 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport, PA 17701.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Charles M. Noll Funeral Home, 1 East Central Ave., South Williamsport, PA 17702 www.charlesmnollfuneralhome.com