McLemoreStrong
Genealogy
Strong - McLemore History and Ancestry
First Name:  Last Name: 
[Advanced Search]  [Surnames]

Francis Jeane Payne

Female 1927 - 1996  (69 years)


Personal Information    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Francis Jeane Payne  [1, 2, 3
    Born 28 Apr 1927  Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 17 Jul 1996  Garland, Dallas County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • The Sabine County Reporter
      July 21, 1996, page 12

      Frances Payne Sewell

      Frances Payne Sewell, 69, of Garland died Wednesday, July 17, 1996, at her residence.

      She was born April 28, 1996 (sic), in Hemphill as a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Leroy Payne Sr. and had lived in Garland since1960. She was a 1944 graduate of Hemphill High School and then obtained degrees from the University of North Texas and Stephen F. Austin State University. In 1980, Mrs. Sewell retired from Garland Independent School District after 17 years service teaching at Freeman, Bradfield, and Parkcrest Elementery Schools. She also taught music and voice in her home.

      Mrs. Sewell had been an active member of the First Baptist Church in Garland since 1960, participating in Sunday School, choir, and Bible Study Fellowship. She was also a member of Critic's Choice Book Club, Women's Book Club, Daughters of the American Republic, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Baylor Hospital Auxiliary, Garland Symphony, Garland Community Concert Association, Dallas Opera Association, and Dallas Symphony Association.

      Survivors: sons and daughters-in-law, Robert Payne and Jacquelyn Sewell and Jimmy and Doreen Sewell of Garland; grandchildren, Travis Sewell, Rachel Sewell, and Chelsie Sewell; and a brother, James L. "Jamie" Payne Jr. of Hemphill.

      She was preceded in dehat by her husband, Dr. Robert B. Sewell, on April 25, 1991.

      Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church in Garland with Dr. Charles Cockrell and Dr. Steve Davis officiating. Interment followed at Restland Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Williams Funeral Directors in Garland.

      Memorial contributions may be made to the music ministry of First Baptist Church in Garland.

      (Transcribed by Melinda McLemore Strong, February 2011)
    Person ID I37069  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father James Leroy Payne, Sr.,   b. 26 Apr 1896, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1972  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Saphronia "Fronie" Pauline Whittlesey,   b. 2 Apr 1904, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1994, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married Abt 1924  [1
    Family ID F3522  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dr. Robert B. Sewell,   b. 23 Oct 1926,   d. 25 Apr 1991, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Last Modified 13 Feb 2011 
    Family ID F11399  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Apr 1927 - Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Jul 1996 - Garland, Dallas County, Texas Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Sources 
    1. [S564] 1930 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com. database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002., (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls. Containing records for approximately 123 million Americans, the 1930 United States Federal Census is the largest census released to date and is the most recent census available for public access. The census gives us a glimpse into the lives of Americans in 1930, and contains information about a household’s family members and occupants including: birthplaces, occupations, immigration, citizenship, and military service. The names of those listed in the census are linked to actual images of the 1930 Census.), Texas, Sabine County, JP 1 Enumerated April 8, 1930 ED 202-21 SD 17 Sheet 2A Stamped 16 25-28 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S266] Ancestry.com - Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997 [database online], (Ancestry.com Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: Texas. Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997. Texas: Texas Department of State Health Services. Microfiche.).

    3. [S336] The Sabine County Reporter, P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas (Published Weekly), (Founded in 1883, The Sabine County Reporter (USPS 474-660) is published once a week on Wednesday. The Reporter is Published by Sabine County Reporter, Inc. Postmaster: Send change of address to P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas 75948-0700. The Sabine County Reporter and The Rambler merged March 1, 1988. Member National Newspaper Association and Texas Press Association.), July 21, 1996, page 12 (Reliability: 3).