Joe Clemons Payne, 71, of Tompkinsville, KY passed away Wednesday, June 16th, at his home.
Joe was born in Glasgow, KY on February 13, 1950, a son of the late Clara (Jones) and Levy Payne.
On February 26, 1972, he married Judy Bosley Payne. Judy preceded him in death on April 19, 2021, just shy of two months before his passing.
He had been a faithful member of Fairveiw Baptist Church since 1970, where he served as a Deacon. He was a member of HAM Henderson Masonic Lodge.
Joe is also survived by two sisters, Pat Payne, of Tompkinsville, KY and Pearline Pare, and husband, Garner, of Tompkinsville, KY; several nieces and nephews also survive.
Other than his wife and parents, he is preceded in death by two brothers, Gene and Junior Payne and sister, Gerea Combs.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, June 18th at Yokley Trible Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, KY with burial to follow at Bethlehem Cemetery.
Visitation is Thursday, 5-8 PM, with Masonic Services starting at 7:00 PM at Yokley Trible Funeral Home. On Friday morning visitation will begin after 9:00 AM until service time at 1:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Joe's Memory may be made to The Boyd School House, Fairview Baptist Church or to Bethlehem Cemetery.
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