CHARLES ED PAYNE
74, of Copperhill
Charles Ed Payne, age 74, of Copperhill, TN passed away Friday, October 26, 2012. Mr. Payne was a native of the Copper Basin area and was a son of the late Hayden and Martha Waters Payne. He was a self employed Sawmill Operator and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was of the Baptist Faith.
He is survived by his loving wife of fifty years, Linda Bryson Payne of the home; children, Lynn (Donald) Payne of McCaysville, GA, Joyce (Bryan) Allen of Copperhill, TN, Ralph “Sam” Payne and Tammy Hopson of Copperhill, TN, Sandy (John) Hughes of Copperhill, TN; sisters, Pearl (Windom) Hyde and Geraldine Ratcliff, all of Copperhill, TN; thirteen grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.Funeral services were conducted Sunday, October 28th at 2:00 p.m. from the Mt. Zion (Tumbling Creek) Baptist Church with Rev. Lloyd Deal and Rev. Gerald Payne officiating. Music was by the Kenny O’Neal Family. Pallbearers included, David Hughes, Michael Belcher, Richard Oliver, Jacob Allen, Joe Payne and Justin Payne. Honorary Pallbearers included Hunter Payne, Terry Lee Allen, Gary Lamb and Skyler Lamb. Interment follow in the church cemetery. Condolences to the family may be sent to www.akinsfuneralhome.com. Akins Funeral Home of Copperhill in charge of the arrangements.
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