Born Jan. 3, 193, in Belleville, Ark., son of the late Ray and Myrtle Gray Payne, he was a U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors include three brothers, Lee Doyle Payne and wife, Mattie, of Russellville, Ark., and Kenny Payne and wife, Jean and Terry Payne and wife, Glenda, all of Rives.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Hershal and Donald Payne.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., today, Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with the Rev. Ricky Williams officiating.
Burial was in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.
Pallbearers were Terry Joe Payne, Tim Payne, Keith Scott, Larry Conley, Edward Deffendall and Danny Davis.