PAYNE, Shirley Maree (née Thornton)

Born on October 15, 1952. Passed away March 2, 2020.

Passed away peacefully at Latrobe Regional Hospital surrounded by family.
Much loved wife of John.
Loved Mum of Geri, Sab and Matt (dec.), and Mumsy of Terry.
Loved Nana of Seth, Haileigh and Zaidyn, and Nana Shirl of Jarrod, Jacob and Chloe.
Beloved sister of Carol, Bev, Rob, Trev (dec.), Greg, Denise, Jackie and Russell and their families.
Forever in our hearts.

Funeral Notice
Leongatha Cemetery Cnr McCartin St and Begg St, LeongathaView Map
A Graveside Service to Celebrate the Life of Shirley Maree Payne will be held at the Leongatha Lawn Cemetery on WEDNESDAY (March 11, 2020) commencing at 10.30am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Australian Red Cross. Envelopes available at the Service.
  1. Shirl I am going to miss you so much your wicked sense of humour all the fun things we did on our travels and long telephone calls just to name a few but most of all just knowing we have been here for each other all our lives Love Denise never ever forget you
    And just like that there is seven

    Denise Gaskell March 5, 2020
  2. To all Shirleys family my deepest condolences to you all .
    Shirley will be deeply missed by all .
    Shirley was loved by all her family and friends
    Another Angel in God’s care another star in the sky

    Deborah Gilchrist nee Keogh eldest daughter of Rosemary March 5, 2020
  3. My dear sister-in-law, from the very night that Denise and I got married you shared your sense of humor and continued to do so until the end, ” I rknow-right” you made me feel I was family, our time on the road is cherished forever. You may be gone but you shall never be forgotten. I thank you for touching my life. Frank

    Frank Gaskell March 5, 2020
  4. My Dearest Sister Shirl, I am so going to miss your wit, humour, generosity your way with the written word but most of all I will miss our daily phone chats sometimes more than once a day while doing family history.
    We have shared our joys worries and hopes for our children and grandchildren .
    Just wishing I could have had more time with you. You will be remembered and loved for ever by me and my family.
    Goodbye my Sister.

    Carol Smith March 5, 2020
  5. My Dearest Friend Shirley we met at work and our lives were forever entwined by the loss of our sons so close together Thankyou for your love and support and for the Happy times we had together with the Grumpy old Girls You will be forever in my heart Dianne

    Dianne McCurry March 5, 2020
  6. Auntie Shirl,

    You never did things by halves, always having the entire family in stitches. I admire your resilience, courage, wicked sense of humour, and love for your whole family.

    Thank you for the laughs.

    Love always,
    Emma and Dave Roy

    Emma Roy March 5, 2020
  7. Aunty shirl the best sense of humour thanks for the laughs and all the great memories so glad we got to spend a few hours with you on Christmas Day ❤️❤️❤️

    Darren mclnnes March 5, 2020
  8. To John and family
    My thoughts are with you all at this sad time. Shirl was one in a million
    Carol Wyly

    Carol Wyly (Schreck) March 5, 2020
  9. Shirl,
    Gorgeous, fun loving, quick witted, most of all caring sister!

    I will always treasure our times together and never forget what you and John did for me!

    Your loving sister Bev Xo

    Bev mcInnes March 6, 2020
  10. My beautiful, funny, witty,, middle sis Shirl.
    Thank you for all the great, wonderful memories from sending funny gif messages to going caravanning with you and of course our girls nights…so much fun and so many great memories.
    Love you forever and always
    Love your baby sis Jackie xxx

    Jackie Flenley March 7, 2020
  11. Shirley fond memories of you childhood times together you made me laugh a special cousin to me. Will miss you but will never forget you peace will be with you forever will see you again one day Love Frances RIP X

    Frances H Jones March 10, 2020
  12. Shirl
    heaven will have more laughs now your there.
    Love always Russ Bern and family

    Russell Thornton March 11, 2020
  13. nana im going to miss you so much its so sad you never saw me get into anime or see me achive my dream i got my best report last term im at a new school you never saw the pandemic wich is good
    i will hope i see you one day

    seth payne October 21, 2020