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Dorothy E. Payne, Russell County, KY (1923-2014)

She was a native of Cumberland County, KY, and a resident of Russell County, KY, at the time of her death. She was a homemaker. She was the daughter of the late Luther Green & Loretta Brown Price, and the widow of John Rine Payne.
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Dorothy E. Payne, 94, of Russell Springs, died Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at the Russell County Hospital, Russell Springs, KY.

Funeral service for Dorothy E. Payne will be 12pmCT, Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY with Bro. Dennis Price officiating. Visitation will be 10am-12pmCT, Saturday. Interment in the Russell Springs Cemetery, Lakeway Drive, Russell Springs, KY.

Dorothy E. Payne, Russell County, KY (1923-2014)

She was born April 5, 1923 in Cumberland County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Luther Green & Loretta Brown Price. She died Tuesday, November 7, 2017, in Russell Springs, Russell County, KY, at the age of 94 years, seven months, and two days.

Dorothy was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Rine Payne; two sons, Harry Payne, Lonnie Payne; three brothers, Holland, Vernon, and Lilburn Price; two sisters, Carrie Kell, and Algie Swift. Survivors are as follow:
  • Three children: Persellia Fay Payne, Russell Springs, KY; Gary Joe Payne, South Carolina; Barry Dexter Payne, Russell Springs, KY

  • One grandson: Dr. Joseph Rine Payne, Russell Springs, KY

  • Three sisters: Ada Pennington, Shepherdsville, KY; Mary Lee Scales, Russell Springs, KY; Betty Smith, Russell Springs, KY

  • Two brothers: Jimmy Price, Shepherdsville, KY; and Jackie Price, Burkesville, KY
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Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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