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James E. Payne, III

September 24, 2013
James E. Payne, III
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James Elbert Payne, III, age 60, of Old Landing Road in Irvine passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2013, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center following a sudden illness.He was born in Ft. Knox, KY and was the son of Anna M. Payne and the late James Elbert Payne, Jr.He was a retired Brigadier General with the United States Army and served in Desert Shield, Desert Storm, the Iraq War and the Afghan War.He was a member of the VFW and had lived in Estill County for the past 8 years.He is survived by: His wife:Betsy K. Payne His mother:Anna M. Payne 1 sister:Sandra P. Sarafian ; husband, Mark Ft. Myers, FL Nieces and Nephews:Tessa Sarafian, Augustus James Sarafian ; Luke Sarafian Beloved Aunts:Geneva Rush London Sylvia Dunn Irvine Donna (Richard) McIntire Ft. Lauderdale, FL Beloved Cousins:Jacqueline 'Jackie' (Richard) Crouch, Cabot (Gina) Dunn, Michael (Krista) Dunn, Candy (Jon) Tucker, Rob (Gina) House, Travis McIntire, Charlotte (Ted) Hensley, Joanna (Mike) Rush, Eli Alexander, Sheila Hernandez, Celeste Alexander, David Alexander, Zak Crouch, Jeff Crouch and Kayla (Cody) Jackson Many beloved friends in Irvine and around the world including his fellow officer ; friend, John Vanetta He was preceded in death by 2 beloved aunts; Louise Alexander and Leona Epperson. Memorial services and Military Rites will be conducted at a later date.


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