GLORIA DEAN PAYNEMember of Northwest Avenue Church of ChristGloria Dean Payne, 73, died May 24, 2007.An Akron native and Cuyahoga Falls resident, she was an active member of Northwest Avenue Church of Christ in Tallmadge. She was also past president of the local chapter of the National Association for Handicap Action and had participated in the Akron Blind Center and Workshop.In addition to her church family and many, many friends, she is survived by her sister, Pauline Dieringer; as well as nieces and nephews. A funeral service took place at the Northwest Avenue Church of Christ, the Rev. Scott Baker officiating. Interment will be at Greenlawn Memorial Park.