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Mary Katherine Payne, Russell Co., KY (1955-2012)

She was a member of a respected Russell County, KY, family, with relatives widespread out-of-state. She leaves one direct living descendants. Mrs. Payne was an electronics repair person
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Mary Katherine Payne, 57, Hwy 1729, Russell Springs, KY, died Saturday, June 23, 2012, at her residence.

Graveside services will be Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at 2pmCT, at the family cemetery on Hwy 1729, Russell County, KY with Bro. Thomas O'Brian the officiating clergy. Visitation will be after 1pmCT, Tuesday, June 26, 2012, Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 Main Street, Russell Springs, KY.

Mary Katherine Payne, Russell Co., KY (1955-2012)

She was born, Monday, May 30, 1955, in Ft. Wayne, Allen County, Indiana. She was the daughter of the late Dorothy Smith Melton and the late Judson Douglas Melton. She died Saturday, June 23, 2012, in Russell Springs, Russell County, KY at the age of 57 years, 24 days.

She is survived by the following:
  • Her husband: Danny Payne, Russell Springs, KY

  • One son: Jered Douglas Payne, Russell Springs, KY

  • One sister: Judy Allen, Jacksonville, Florida

  • One brother: George Douglas Melton, Idaho
She was an electronics repair person by occupation.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Danielle Marie Payne.

Bernard Funeral Home, 367 Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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