Official Obituary of

Mary Nadine Payne

July 7, 1944 ~ February 15, 2024 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Mary Payne Obituary

Mary Nadine Payne, 79, of Bridgeport, passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2024 in Bridgeport at United Hospital Center.  She was born on July 7, 1944 in Harrisonburg, VA a daughter of the late Wylie Stephen Shifflett and Emily Mae Ferris Shifflett.

She was preceded in death by her husband Arthur Payne.

She is survived by two sons, Darrell Glenn Rife and wife Sonya of Mexico, MO and Jimmy Eugene Rife of PA; one grandson, Tim Rife of Clarksburg; one very special friend and caretaker, Pastor Jerry Fiscus and wife Laura.

Mary enjoyed playing cards, especially Spades and Kings Corner.  She was and 18-year member of Living Water Church in Bridgeport.  She was well known in the community for wearing purple, especially a purple hat.  She wore the hat because in 2016 she had a heart attack, and the hat represented proverbs chapter 31, referencing a woman wearing scarlet.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2024 at 10:00 AM at Living Water Church, 1000 Hall Valley Drive Bridgeport with Pastor Jerry Fiscus presiding.

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Memorial Service
February 17, 2024

10:00 AM
Living Water Church, . Bridgeport WV
1000 Hall Valley Dr
Bridgeport, WV 26330


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