Cover photo for Shelva Jean Payne's Obituary
Shelva Jean Payne Profile Photo
1942 Shelva Jean Payne 2023

Shelva Jean Payne

August 15, 1942 — May 25, 2023

Danville, WV


It is with great Sadness the family of Shelva Payne Born August 15, 1943, went Home to be with Lord Thursday, May 25, 2023 at the Graceful age of 80.

She will be remembered lovingly by her husband of 56 unforgettable years Hayward Payne. Children: Kimberly (Albert) Coley, Michelle (George) Scheuering, and Cindy (Teddy) Frye. Grandchildren: Joshua Lane, Brian (Kayla) Lane, Kaitlyn (Josh Cross) Scheuering, Zachary Scheuering, Adriana (Gabe) Johnson, Kodie Payne, Dylan Frye, and Emma Frye.
Great Grandchildren: Jadie Lane, Sydney Cross, and Axle Lane.

Known by everyone as “Granny” Shelva spent 37 impressive years working for Hillcrest Healthcare Center, in her spare time she was a dedicated grandmother. She truly showed what selflessness meant, she enjoyed the gifting of everyone’s birthdays, and Christmas. Granny was best known for being her Family’s biggest supporter in any event they chose to participate in. She always saw the value and good in anyone regardless of the situation, and showed with grace what unconditional love and support really looked like. Words cannot express how much Friends and Family will Love and Miss Her…


Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at the Handley Funeral Home with Ralph Caudill officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery at Pecks Mill, WV.


Friends may call one hour prior to services on Thursday at the funeral home.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Shelva Jean Payne, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, June 1, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Handley Funeral Home- Danville

439 Phipps Ave, Danville, WV 25053

Visitation one hour prior to services

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Thursday, June 1, 2023

Forest Lawn Cemetery

Pecks Mill, WV

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 1706

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree