PAYNE, Jan Glee; age 79; of Commerce Township, Michigan; passed away on Wednesday, December 10, 2014. Jan was the “wife of a lifetime” to her ball player husband of 60 years, Robert G. Payne; best mom ever to Robert Payne, Cheryl Payne, Dena (Jim) Kruzan, and Janine Payne; loving granny to nine grandchildren, Rob (Amanda), Lee, Dan, Kaylee, Trevon, Caity, Brynn, Brendan, and Jayden; loving great granny to two great grandchildren: Rachiele, Logan, and expected namesake Bailey. The family will welcome friends at the Elton Black & Son Funeral Home, 3295 E. Highland Rd., Highland, MI, on Saturday, December 13, from 4 p.m until 8 p.m. Services will be held at the above location on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 11 a.m. The Payne family kindly requests donations be made out to the Alzheimer’s Association www.alz.orgPublished in Daily Tribune on Dec. 13, 2014+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 2 "Granny was our surrogate grandma with none of our family in..."- carol carnley"What a smile...what a mom! Being a friend of Dena's, I have..."- Janine Johnson Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Jan Payne Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for Jan Payne Add a photo +