Gail N. Payne

Gail N. Payne, 72, of Tiffin, died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo.

Gail was born March 20, 1941, in Flat Rock, to the late Vernon and Phyllis (Jacobs) Sommers.

Survivors include four children, John Payne of Tiffin, Anthony J. Payne of South Carolina, Shelly B. Albright of Tiffin and Alexander S. Payne of Hampton, Va.; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two brothers, George Sommers of Kansas and Arthur Sommers of Roanoke, Va.; and two sisters, Robert Hayes of Kansas and Phyllis Jean Weber of Indianapolis, Ind.

Gail retired from Wal-Mart, was a 1960 graduate of Bettsville High School and later graduated from Tiffin University in 1986.

A memorial service will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, 135 N. Washington St., Tiffin.

There will be no visitation or burial at this time.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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