Posted: Friday, January 14, 2011 1:55 pm
The Messenger, January 14, 2011
Completed arrangements are being announced for Lawrence “Hero” Payne, 90, of Union City, who died Jan. 8, 2011, at Union City Manor Nursing and Rehab Center.
Services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Rawls Funeral Home in Union City, with the Rev. Darrell Turner officiating. Burial will follow in East View Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from noon until the hour of services Sunday.
He was born Dec. 20, 1920, in Rives, son of the late Harris Homer and Christine (Brown) Payne. He had been employed at the former Cultra Landscaping and had attended the former Rives Chapel AME Church.
Survivors include his brother, Willie Archie Brown of Memphis; and two nephews and the spouse of one, Horace and Willie Payne of Memphis and the Rev. James H. Payne of West Memphis, Ark.
He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Evelyn Boggett and Ruthie Mae Hall.
Family and friends may leave condolences at www.rawlsfuneralhomes.com.