LEBANON -- Memorial services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, June 11 at the First Presbyterian Church for Mr. Payne, 84, of Lebanon and formerly of Nashville.
Born in Davidson County and a veteran of the U.S. Navy, he died Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at Southern Manor in Lebanon.
Mr. Payne was retired from Stephens Millwork & Lumber Co. after 50 years and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.
Services will be conducted by Rev. Bill Bryant.
Survivors include: daughters Helen (Jerry) Holt of Nashville and Emily D. Payne of Lebanon; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by parents, George Gowan and Emily Donelson Payne Sr.; his wife of 62 years Helen Nelson Payne; son George Gowan Payne III; and sisters Carolyn Medwedeff, Catherine Minton and Emily Cain.
Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 304 West Main Street, Lebanon 37087.
Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.