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Ellen Helms Payne

July 18, 2021

Currituck – Ellen Helms Payne, 90, of Currituck, North Carolina left this earth on Sunday, July 18, 2021. She was a loving mother and grandmother, sister and friend to many. She was proceeded in death by her husband Edward, who was the love of her life for 60 years and her son, Stephen. She was an avid gardener who loved cooking, reading, and corgis.

She is survived by her sister, Phyllis Becker; daughter, Leslie Lewin and families; and son, Mark Payne and families and nieces and a nephew.

There will be no memorial service per her request, but donations can be made to United Cerebral Palsy of Tidewater, 5825 Arrowhead Drive #201, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462. Expressions of sympathy and comfort are welcome via the on-line register at  Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.