The following article from an unidentified newspaper was sent by Doris Jean Hartman, the aunt of the deceased:
PAYNE, John Howard (55) passed away from battle with cancer, February
13, 2002. Resident of Lakewood and Southern CA all of his life.
Survived by wife, Dian Payne; son, Frank Morris; mother, Loretta Ritzo;
sisters, Linda and Barbara; brothers, Larry and Billy; and many nieces
and nephews that he loved dearly. Services at First Baptist Church of
Lakewood, 1:30 PM Sunday. Wonderful husband, son, father and uncle.