PAYNE Family

First Generation

1. Claude1 Payne Sr. (#19301) was born in Al 23 Nov 1909. Claude died 1 May 1995 in Near Mesa, Ca, at 85 years of age. His body was interred in Ashes Scattered In Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al.

He married Lela Isbell. (Lela Isbell is #19300.) Lela was born in Shelby Co., Al 23 Jun 1912. Lela was the daughter of John Matthew 'Tab' Isbell and Addie Roxie Emaline Wesson. Lela died 8 Jun 1982 in Springville, St. Clair Co., Al, at 69 years of age. Her body was interred in Seddon Cem., Pell City, St. Clair Co., Al. Lela became the mother of Claudia Virginia Payne ABT 12/20 DEC 1933/1. At 17 years of age Lela became the mother of Lera Mae Payne in Near Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al, 23 Jan 1930. At 18 years of age Lela became the mother of Betty Lou Payne in Near Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al, 12 Dec 1930. At 23 years of age Lela became the mother of Evelyn Janet Payne in Leeds, Jefferson Co., Al, 4 Jun 1936. At 25 years of age Lela became the mother of Claude 'Junior' Payne Jr. in Al, 10 Mar 1938. At approximately 32 years of age Lela became the mother of Arthur 'Perry' Payne in Trussville, Jefferson Co., Al, about Nov 1944. At 33 years of age Lela became the mother of Linda Jean Payne in Leeds, Jefferson Co., Al, Oct 1945.

Claude became the father of Claudia Virginia Payne ABT 12/20 DEC 1933/1. At 20 years of age Claude became the father of Lera Mae Payne in Near Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al, 23 Jan 1930. At 21 years of age Claude became the father of Betty Lou Payne in Near Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al, 12 Dec 1930. At 26 years of age Claude became the father of Evelyn Janet Payne in Leeds, Jefferson Co., Al, 4 Jun 1936. At 28 years of age Claude became the father of Claude 'Junior' Payne Jr. in Al, 10 Mar 1938. At approximately 34 years of age Claude became the father of Arthur 'Perry' Payne in Trussville, Jefferson Co., Al, about Nov 1944. At 35 years of age Claude became the father of Linda Jean Payne in Leeds, Jefferson Co., Al, Oct 1945. Evelyn Payne Pruett said that Claude was the son of Henry Asberry Payne (5 Jun 1888 GA - May 1974) and Sally Elkins (also have Sallie A. Green on an ancestor chart from Evelyn) (15 Feb 1890 - Apr 1958).

Claude Payne Sr. and Lela Isbell had the following children:

child 2 i. Claudia Virginia2 Payne (#19328) was born ABT 12/20 DEC 1933/1. She married twice. She married Ray Woods. (Ray Woods is #19329.) (See Ray Woods for the continuation of this line.) She married Dave Forman. (Dave Forman is #19330.) Claudia had two short marriages between Ray and Dave. She did not have children by any of them except her first husband.

child 3 ii. Lera Mae Payne (#19303) was born in Near Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al 23 Jan 1930. She married three times. She married Clarence Noe. (Clarence Noe is #19304.) Clarence died DECEASED. (See Clarence Noe for the continuation of this line.) She married Barney Brasher. (Barney Brasher is #19305.) (See Barney Brasher for the continuation of this line.) She married Joe Hunter. (Joe Hunter is #19306.) Joe died DECEASED. (See Joe Hunter for the continuation of this line.) ADDRESS-CA: Mesa?

child 4 iii. Betty Lou Payne (#19316) was born in Near Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al 12 Dec 1930. Betty died 1 Apr 1975 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Al, at 44 years of age. Her body was interred in Calvary Bapt. Church, Clay Co., Al ?. She married Percy Layfield. (Percy Layfield is #19317.) (See Percy Layfield for the continuation of this line.) Betty died in University Hospital. Evelyn said Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery was in the town of Clay, but could not find one by that name. She said it was not Clay Co.

child 5 iv. Evelyn Janet Payne (#19333) was born in Leeds, Jefferson Co., Al 4 Jun 1936. She married twice. She married Herbert Stracener. (Herbert Stracener is #19334.) Herbert became the father of Sharon Pauline 'Susie' Stracener in Leeds, Jefferson Co., Al, 12 Jul 1955. (See Herbert Stracener for the continuation of this line.) She married James Pruett. (James Pruett is #19335.) James died DECEASED.

At 19 years of age Evelyn became the mother of Sharon Pauline 'Susie' Stracener in Leeds, Jefferson Co., Al, 12 Jul 1955. ADDRESS-AL: 52939 Hwy 25, Vandiver 35176; 205-672-7829

Talked to Evelyn 8 February 2000 and she helped with her family. She wasn't sure of the birthdates of her siblings or where they were born. She will send me a copy of what she has collected on the family. Received Evelyn's data along wit h copies of pictures of several of the family. I have a death date of 6 Oct 1998. Is it for her husband James or daughter Susie?

~She works 10 hours a day M, T, W, & Th. Call after 6 on these days. She is off the other three days.

child + 6 v. Claude 'Junior' Payne Jr. was born 10 Mar 1938.

child 7 vi. Arthur 'Perry' Payne (#19342) was born in Trussville, Jefferson Co., Al about Nov 1944. Perry was born at home. He does not have any children. He was married first to Jeannie and divorced. He was married again for a short time.

child 8 vii. Linda Jean Payne (#19343) was born in Leeds, Jefferson Co., Al Oct 1945. She married twice. She married Unknown Rooney. (Unknown Rooney is #19344.) (See Unknown Rooney for the continuation of this line.) She married Dennis Fyfe. (Dennis Fyfe is #19345.) (See Dennis Fyfe for the continuation of this line.) Linda had a second marriage with no children. Dennis is her third marriage.

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