Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Ellen L. Payne


Ellen L. Payne, age 76, of Shelby, died Monday, March 28, 2016 at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus.

She was born December 25, 1939 in Morehead, Kentucky the daughter of the late Roscoe and Irene E. (Jones) Binion. Ellen was a graduate of Plymouth High School and retired from Miami Systems in Shelby. She was very active with the Shelby VFW Ladies Auxiliary where she had been secretary for many years. She also volunteered her time and talents making wheelchair bags for veterans.

Ellen is survived by 2 sons: Vincent and Judy Payne of Pelham, GA  and Gregory W. Payne and Kristin Quinn of Cincinnati; 3 sisters: Betty Menshouse, Carol Wireman, and Sheila Booram; a brother: William “Ed” and Judy Binion.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband: George W. Payne in 2000 and 2 sisters: Darlene Damron and Dorothy Hench.

Family and friends may call on Friday, April 1, 2016 from 10-11 AM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby. The VFW Ladies Auxiliary will conduct a service at 11 AM followed by the funeral service  with Pastor Dave Davenport of Faith Baptist Church in Ontario officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Tiro.

Memorial expressions may be made to The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

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Memories & Condolence

  1. Phyllis & Harold Patton says:

    sorry to hear of Ellens passing She was a good friend to me for many years Will miss her terribly Thoughts and prayers to t Vince and Greg She talked about you bous all the time

  2. Nancy and Clarence Ousley says:

    Dear Greg and family, So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. She was a great lady and loved talking to her! Best wishes always! The Ousley’s

  3. Billy & Vivian Payne says:

    Vincent, Greg, I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. A mother is someone that loves you unconditional and a loss that never stops hurting especially a mother that loved her family as Ellen did. May God give you peace and comfort in this time of loss.

  4. Veverly & Johnny Bell says:

    Dear Vince and family:
    Although no words can really help to ease the loss you bear, just know that you are very close in every thought and prayer.

  5. Daniel Taylor says:

    You are in our thoughts and prayers as you remember the good times you had with your mother. She is in Heaven shining down on you and Greg!
    Your Brothers at the 94th!

  6. Eva Dailey says:

    Vince and Greg my thoughts and prayers are with you.Ellen will always be in my heart and will be truly missed. She was a great Aunt and is now in Heaven with Uncle George. She is no longer suffering and is watching from Heaven with Mom and Grandma and all our loved ones

  7. Mindy Utz says:

    Greg and family,
    My most sincere condolences. So sorry for your loss.

  8. Judy Sanders says:

    Ellen was a dear friend of many Eagle Auxiliary sisters for many years. We from around the state of Ohio will miss her. Please know that the family is in our thoughts and prayers.

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