Wallace Lee Payne

June 26, 1951April 10, 2018

Wallace Lee Payne, 66, of Fulton, Missouri passed away on April 10, 2015 at University Hospital in Columbia. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Debo Funeral Home in Fulton. Inurnment will follow at Callaway Memorial Gardens in Fulton. The family will receive guests from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. He was born June 26, 1951 in Fulton to Edgar W. Payne and Gladys Gertrude (Bosch) Payne who preceded him in death. Remaining to grieve his passing is his sister, Linda (Bobby) Mealy and brother Ray Payne. Wallace was a member of the Court Street United Methodist Church in Fulton where he enjoyed serving as an Usher and visiting with the Pastor and other church members. He was also an avid member of the Lions Club. He first joined the Millersburg Lions Club in 1981. He then moved to the Bridgeton Lions Club in 1994 before moving back to Fulton Lions Club in 2008. Wallace received the Melvin Jones Humanitarian Fellowship Award which is the highest award in the Lions Club. He also held many positions in the Lions Club including District L Bomb Committee, Zone Chairman for Regional Chairman, recycled eyeglasses and District eye wrap, Missouri Eye Research Foundation and State Committee after serving for over ten years. He also participated in flood relief in 1993 and with opening State of Missouri Rest Areas with vending machines. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Fulton Lions Club or Court Street United Methodist Church both in care of Debo Funeral Home, 833 Court Street, Fulton, Missouri 65251.

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  • Edgar W Payne, Father
  • Gladys G. (Bosch) Payne, Mother
  • Linda (Bobby) Mealy, Sister
  • Ray Payne, Brother

  • Fulton Lions Club or Court Street United Methodist Church


  • Family will receive guests Saturday, April 21, 2018
  • Memorial Services Saturday, April 21, 2018

Wallace Lee Payne

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Dennis McKee

April 21, 2018

I graduated with Wally from Fulton High School and he was a good friend of mine. I am sorry to hear of his passing.
Many heartfelt condolences and prayers for the family. Rest in peace my friend.......Dennis McKee

Nan Cook-Loyd

April 19, 2018

I graduated with Wallace in high hchool and the one thing I always remembered about him was his kindness. He always had a smile and a nice word to say and was always nice to me. He had a solid-gold heart and I am sorry to hear of his passing, far too soon.