Mr. James Charles Payne, age 74, of Mena passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2020. He was born to the late George and Reba Payne on December 13, 1945. Charles deeply adored his wife Alma, who preceded him in death on June 19, 2020.

Charles loved anything to do with cars. Although he never fished, he loved to talk about fishing. Charles adored his time with his grandchildren. He loved the Lord and was a member of Grace Bible Church. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by brothers: Dale, Dennis, and Mark Payne

Stepsons: Caylan Allen, Mark Allen and Debbie

Stepdaughters: Susan Moore and husband Eric, Theresa Carothers and husband Steven

Step grandchildren: Michelle Mendes, Eric Moore, Jr., Tracy McEntire, Jason Allen, Justin Allen, Athena Allen, Victoria Allen, Brandy Springer, Christopher Allen, William Allen, and Chad Rinehart

24 great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife, and three brothers.

Mr. Payne was sent for cremation under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.



11-19-20 2:26 p.m. KAWX.ORG 

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