2947. Nellie Verda Miller was born on 24 January 1891 in Henry Co., Iowa. She died on 13 December 1970 at the age of 79 in Mount Pleasant, Henry Co., Iowa. She was buried in Finley Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Henry Co., Iowa.
Roy Payne attended Howes Academy in Mt Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa. On 1 July 1906 he joined the Finley Methodist Church and remained a lifelong member. in addition to farming, he taught the winter terms of school for a few years. In 1945 they sold the farm and purchased another of 226 acres in Marion Township, six miles northwest of Mt. Pleasant. In 1954 they added an additional 80 acres. Roy raised cattle and pure bred Duroc hogs. with his son, John Dale, helping with the farming and livestock operation. Roy continued farming until 1965 when he sold the farm, retired and moved to Mt. Pleasant. Nellie died in Mt. Pleasant 13 December 1970 and Roy died 3 May 1971, also in Mt. Pleasant. Both are buried in the Finley Cemetery.
There were seven (7) children born of the marriage.
Nellie Verda Miller and Roy C. Payne were married on 27 December 1911 in Henry Co., Iowa. Roy C. Payne, son of John D. Payne, was born on 22 June 1888 in Swedesburg, Henry Co., Iowa. He died on 3 May 1971 at the age of 82 in Mount Pleasant, Henry Co., Iowa. He was buried in Finley Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Henry Co., Iowa.
Nellie Verda Miller and Roy C. Payne had the following children: