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March 30, 2001 11:00 pm

Kenneth Payne, 83, Brookings, died March 29, 2001, in Brookings.

He was born April 29, 1917, in Brookings to Henry and Gladys Payne.

He attended an old school house up the Chetco River until eighth grade. He graduated from Brookings-Harbor High School in 1933.

Mr. Payne served in World War II in the Pacific.

He married Ruth Marie Johnson in 1943 in Seattle. He worked at Agnew Timber and retired in 1982.

He was a past president of the Masons, a member of the Lions Club, a 20-year member of the Upper Chetco School Board and a member of the Educational Service District.

Mr. Payne and his brothers participated in an Azalea Festival as pioneers of the Brookings area.

Survivors are wife of Brookings; son Channon Payne of Brussels, Belgium; brothers Lawrence Payne of Gold Beach; Donald and Henry Payne, both of Brookings.

Also surviving are two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son Alan Payne, sisters Dorothy Cate and Evelyn Merritt.

A memorial service is planned for Monday, April 2, at 2 p.m. at the Masonic Temple, 416 Azalea Park Road. A private inurnment will follow at Ward Memorial Cemetery.

 

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