Larry Douglas Payne Sr

Published 1:38 pm Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Larry Douglas Payne, Sr., of Sandy Ridge, Alabama, died at home on Monday, December 27, 2021.

Graveside services will be held January 3rd, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Sawyer Cemetery with

Rev. Billy Payne will officiate.

Dunklin Funeral Home will direct.

Pallbearers will be Sonny Edgar, Frank Ellis, Danny Payne, Edmund Payne, Michael Payne and Chad Payne. Honorary Pallbearers are Joel Fondren, Gil Lee, Stanley Payne, Tommy Smith, Joe D Stettler, Todd Stettler and Ted Stettler.

His parents Samuel Douglas Payne and Frances Elizabeth and son Larry Douglas Payne Jr preceded him in death.

He is survived by his brothers, Michael Vance Payne (Jean) and Edmund Jay Payne and nephew Chadley Vance Payne (Jamie).

Larry was a graduate of Lowndes County High School and was a member of the Sandy Ridge Methodist Church. He joined the Alabama Air National Guard 187th Fighter Wing in 1969 and retired with the rank of Master Sergeant. He enjoyed raising cattle for many years after his retirement.

Special thanks to his caregivers, Encompass Hospice, and numerous others who helped and visited during his last years.