Lemley Chapel
Serving Sedro-Woolley &
All of Skagit County Since 1935
1008 Third Street
Sedro-Woolley, WA
Lucille Comstock Memorial
Lucille Comstock Memorial

Lucille Comstock

Lucille Comstock

Wednesday, April 12th, 2023

Lucille was born in Rathdrum, Idaho on December 3, 1930, to George and Louise (Bradberry) Howell.  She was 92 years old when she peacefully passed away at home on April 12, 2023.

She went to school in Rathdrum and then at the age of nine they moved to Concrete, Washington, where she finished school.  She married Marvin Lee Payne in 1949. They had two children, Randy Payne and Vickie (Payne) Norris.  She then married Lawrence ‘Sonny Dirty Dog’ Comstock in 1969.  He had two children of his own, Larry and Tom Comstock.  She grew up and lived in Concrete, where she also worked in the Shingle Mill for approximately 15 years.  She avidly attended the Concrete Community Bible Church.  She belonged to the Pinocle club where she loved playing Pinocle, as well as Mexican Train and several other games at family gatherings.  She was in a bowling league 40+ years and won several tournaments.  She enjoyed the annual family reunions, and monthly family game nights.  Along with the seasonal camping trips, she loved spending time and visiting with the grandchildren, great and great great-grandchildren.

Lucille is survived by her children, Vickie (Payne) Norris, Larry Comstock and wife, Jerry of Spokane, WA, Tom and Linda Comstock of Sedro-Woolley, WA; nine grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren; brothers, Albert Howell and Ronald Howell.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Payne, 1959; son, Randy Payne (deceased at 16 yr.); husband, Lawrence Comstock, 2003; brothers, Orland Howell and Mickey Howell; sister, Ellen (Howell) Orr.

A Memorial Service will be held at Concrete Community Bible Church on May 20, 2023, at 1 pm.  Please share your memories of Lucille and sign the online guest register.


  • Gayle Anderson Ashbach

    Vickie, It is so hard to lose your Mom, my thoughts and prayers are with you. She was such a fun and sweet person.she let us be kids and have a lot of fun. I loved it. I never forgot the time I spent at your house . Your memories will be your comfort, and you will always carry her inside you.

  • Donna Payne-Snyder

    I have very fond memories of her, as a child growing up. She was very loving and kind. I pray for comfort and peace for her family.