Theodore Brooks Payne, age 83, a resident of Century, WV passed away Friday February 1, 2013 at his residence. He was born March 21, 1929 in Barbour Co. a son of the late William Earl and Anna Marie (Curkendall) Payne. He was united in marriage to Jewell Faith Payne who preceded him in death in 1994. Surviving are children
Robert Brooks Payne of Century
Cynthia Jewell Mandelli and husband Alex of Ohio
Lyle Allen Payne and wife Nina Sue
Edmund Bruce Payne and wife Darlene Kay
Carla Renee Burr and husband Jody L. all of Century
Two sisters, Iris Ramsey
Shirley Grippe both of Ohio
Three brothers, Hershel Payne and wife Dorothy of Carrollton
William “Bill” Payne of Century
Joe Payne of Buckhannon
10 grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, and one expected great-grandchild due in March
Mr. Payne was preceded in death by one brother, Mason Payne and one sister Lorraine Cox. He retired from Bethlehem Mines # 101. He enjoyed gardening and cooking.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home 216 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Sunday February 3, from 6-8 pm and on Monday February 4, from 8 am -3 pm the service hour with Rev. Wease Day officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery.