DERBY — Payne, Noma J. age 78, passed away January 17, 2018. Visitation 1 p.m.-8 p.m., family greeting 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Wednesday evening at Smith Mortuary - Derby, 1415 N. Rock Rd. Funeral will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, January 25th at Woodlawn United Methodist Church, 431 S. Woodlawn Blvd in Derby. 

Noma is survived by her sons, Ronald Payne and Charles (Aislyn) Payne; siblings, Raymond, Lois and Bob Hall; along with multiple nieces, nephews and cousins. She is preceded in death by her parents, James and Margaret Hall; husband, Louis Payne; daughter, Lori Payne.

Family requests that family and friends dress casual at the service and in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Lori J. Payne Memorial Fund c/o Derby High School.