Arnell Chapman Payne, 89, of Jackson died April 10, 2012 at Jackson Medical Center.
He was born June 15, 1922. He was a member of Peniel Baptist Church and the Jackson Rescue Squad. He was a United States Navy Veteran having served during World War II.
Survivors include two sons, Van (Judy) Payne, Jackson, Randy (Sherry) Payne, Fulton; one step-son, Garrie L. (Pam) Wheat III, Jackson; one daughter, Margaret (Mike) Dailey, Sieverville, Tenn.; one step-daughter, Betty Jo (Bubba) Rikard, Jackson; nine grandchildren, Kent (Missy) Payne, Amy (Jay) Price, Elizabeth (Daniel) Robertson, Allison Payne, Tara G. Zirlott, Brandy Gartman, Kevin (Mariah) Wheat, Joy Rikard, Jessica R. (Jesse) Jones; 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marguerite M. Payne, his first wife, Doris Payne; grandchildren, Kimberly Payne and Jason Payne.
Visitation will be Friday, April 13 at 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. service at Peniel Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Peniel Baptist Church Cemetery.
An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.
Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson will direct.