Memorial services for Mr. Orville R. Payne, 82, of the
Harmony community of Jackson County, Tennessee, will be
held at 5 P.M. on Friday, October 14, at Upper Cumberland
Funeral Home. The family has chosen cremation.
The family will receive friends Friday from 3 P.M. – 5 P.M.
Mr. Payne passed away on Monday, October 10, 2005, at his
He was born March 12, 1923, in Littleton, Colorado, to the late
Arthur Rutherford Payne and Helen Day Payne. On
December 21, 1944, he was married to Elizabeth Ruth Payne,
Mr. Payne was retired from the U.S. Navy. He was a member of
the New Hope Baptist Church in Gainesboro, TN. In addition to
his parents, he was preceded in death by 1 Brother: Arthur
Survivors include His wife: Elizabeth Ruth Payne of
Gainesboro, TN; 1 Son: Samuel (Patricia) Payne of
Gainesboro, TN; 4 Grandchildren: Jason Payne, Amanda
Bilbrey, Aubrey Wilson, and Joey Payne; and 3 Great-
Grandchildren: Jamie Payne, Haley Payne, and Jacob Payne.
Bro. John Whitson will officiate at the services.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Jackson
County Rescue Squad by contacting Upper Cumberland
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