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Dopkins Dinuba Funeral Chapel
Tuesday October 13th, 2020
5:30pm - 8:00pm

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Wednesday October 14th, 2020

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Socorro Payan

Socorro Payan, 97 passed away October 2, 2020. She was born October 28, 1922 in Pueblo, Colorado to Santos Rivas and Theresa Ballesteros. Socorro was a long time residence of Dinuba. She worked as a machine operator for 29 years at Peloian Packing. Socorro is preceded in death by her husband, Enrique Payan and son, Ernest Payan. Socorro is survived by her children; Henry Payan, Jr., Tom Payan, Teresa Esquibel, and Josie Cortes; her 14 grandchildren, 39 great grandchildren, 22 great great grandchildren and her sister, Gloria Herevia. Socorro will be greatly missed but will live forever in the hearts of her family and friends.

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MH Oct 12 2020 11:53 PM

The sweetest and most gentle soul, truly had a heart of gold. Never asked for anything but if you offered or brought her something, she would constantly remind you how grateful she was. She will truly be missed and is deeply loved by many. Heaven gained thee most precious angel and her family gained thee most loving guardian angel. <3

MH Oct 12 2020 11:46 PM

My comadre Socorro was a beautiful lady. She was kind, compassionate and loving. She would welcome you into her home with a smile. She made you feel like you were the most important person. She always made it a point to offer you a drink and/or food. At Christmastime she made the most delicious tamales. She loved her family and was proud to show you pictures. She was the matriarch of the family and we somehow felt she would always be around, You will be greatly missed by those of us left behind comadre. Lovingly The Louie Campos Family

Louie Campos Oct 7 2020 12:47 PM