Ima Jeanne Johnson
1930 — 2021
During the Great Depression in 1930, Jacob Calvin and Lorenia Sexton Payne welcomed their sixth child, Imogene Payne. The Payne's lived in the small community of Harriet located about nine miles east of San Angelo, Texas. Imogene was an active child who loved to sing at home and church. She won an award for singing the loudest in the young children's choir. Imogene attended church with the family at the Harriet Church and at the Harriet School. When she reached the 7th grade she rode a bus to Miles, Texas where she attended Miles High School for two years. In 1946, the bus carried the Harriet school children to San Angelo schools. Imogene graduated from San Angelo High School in May 1947....