CHAMPION - Judith E. "Judy" Payn Omweg, 77, of Champion Township, passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at the Cleveland Clinic.
She was born in Lodi on March 25, 1937, the daughter of the late John Alden and Leilah Ethel Morton Payn.
Judy graduated as valedictorian of Lodi High School in 1955, and received a degree in home economics from The Ohio State University in 1959. She married James Ernest Omweg on June 15, 1958.
Judy was an active and beloved member of Champion Presbyterian Church, and loved serving there in many capacities. She was a substitute teacher in local schools for many years, and enjoyed sewing and cooking.
Judy is survived by her husband, Jim; two daughters, Rebecca Omweg of New York, N.Y., and Lynne Snyder of Warren; two sons, Chris (Leah) Omweg of Yorktown, Va., and Michael (Janine) Omweg of Long Island City, N.Y.
Judy was especially proud of her six grandchildren, Elizabeth Snyder, Kathleen Snyder, Sydney Omweg, Taylor Omweg, Charles Omweg and Addison Omweg. She is also survived by her four brothers, Gerald (Marilyn) Payn of Wooster, Lawrence (Ginger) Payn of Jonesville, Mich., Ted (Nancy) Payn of Lodi and Wendel (Darla) Payn of Seville.
She was preceded in death by her son-in-law, David Snyder.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Roberts-Clark Chapel, and also from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday prior to the 11 a.m. funeral service at the Champion Presbyterian Church. The funeral will be followed by a noon reception and fellowship.
Memorial contributions may be made to the memorial fund at Champion Presbyterian Church, 4997 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren,OH 44483, or to the Warren Family Mission, 361 Elm Road N.E., Warren,OH 44483.
Online condolences may be made to the family and the obituary viewed at www.robertsclarkchapel.com