George Washington Payne died November 3, 2012.
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A native of Athens, he was a son of the late Ralph and Edna Payne and the widower of Gayzelle Smith Payne. He was a painter, farmer and a veteran of the United States Army.
Funeral services will be Monday, November 5, 2012 at 1 p.m. at Corinth Baptist Church. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include daughter and son in law, Tracy and Johnny Rogers and daughter Gail Allen; sister, Eleanor Barefoot; six grandchildren, Jonathan Rogers, Paige Rogers, Steve Allen, Sheila Briggs, Remington Bowling and Van Bowling.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 4-6 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 240 Belmont Road, Arnoldsville, Ga 30619.
Lord and Stephens, EAST, is in charge of arrangements.(www.lordandstephens.com)
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home - East Chapel
4355 Lexington Road
Athens, GA 30605
Published in Athens Banner-Herald on Nov. 4, 2012