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In Memory of

Anna Maria Payne

January 4, 1921 - April 19, 2017

Obituary


Anna Maria (Mendel) Payne was born on January 1921 in Germany and went to be with her Lord and Savior on April 19, 2017. Her entire life was dedicated to serving Christ. In 1948, she met and married Leonard (Bill) Payne. She came to the US as a war bride in 1949. Anna and Leonard came to Bakersfield in 1953 where they started Leonard Payne and Son Trucking Co which is still operating today.
Anna was preceded in death by husband Leonard Payne and son William (Billy) Payne. She is survived by sisters Emma Beck...

Anna Maria (Mendel) Payne was born on January 1921 in Germany and went to be with her Lord and Savior on April 19, 2017. Her entire life was dedicated to serving Christ. In 1948, she met and married Leonard (Bill) Payne. She came to the US as a war bride in 1949. Anna and Leonard came to Bakersfield in 1953 where they started Leonard Payne and Son Trucking Co which is still operating today.
Anna was preceded in death by husband Leonard Payne and son William (Billy) Payne. She is survived by sisters Emma Beck of Niagara Falls, NY and Hildegard Grief of Germany. She is also survived by daughters Ann Whittington (Bill) of Oroville and Shirley Kirkendall of Bakersfield; daughter-in-law Janice Payne of Bakersfield; 4 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at 10:00 am at Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Arrangements under the direction of Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary, Bakersfield, CA.