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Ken Edward Payne

October 12, 1945 ~ April 14, 2019 (age 73)
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Kenneth “Ken” Edward Payne, 73, husband of Natalya S. Payne, of Piedmont, died Sunday, April 14, 2019.

Born in Greenville County, he was a son of the late Harold and Frances Roper Payne.

Ken was a State Trooper with the SC Highway Patrol for 25 years.

In addition to his loving wife of 25 years, he is survived by a daughter, Lynne Payne-Ellis of Greenville; two sons, Kenneth Edward Payne, Jr. of Spartanburg and Douglas R. Payne of Greenville; a stepson, Andrey Karaganov of Easley; ten grandchildren; three sisters, Mildred McDowell of Greenville, Eugenia Brothers of Greenville, and Dottie Duvall-Lockman of Spartanburg; and a brother, Larry Payne of Saluda.

The memorial service will be held Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown, with the visitation following.

Memorials may be made to Amedisys Hospice, 250 Commonwealth Drive, Suite 105, Greenville, SC 29615, or the Greenville Humane Society, 305 Airport Rd., Greenville, SC 29607.

Donations may be made to:

Amedisys Hospice
250 Commonwealth Drive, Suite 105, Greenville SC 29615

Greenville Humane Society
305 Airport Road, Greenville SC 29607
Tel: 1-864-242-3626

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