Dorris Payne

Monday, May 22, 2006

Dorris Odell Payne, 72, of Wardell, Mo., died Sunday, May 21, 2006, at his residence in Wardell.

He was born Oct. 4, 1933, in Pemiscot County, son of Lorenzo and Cecil Rone Payne. He and Katherine Pauline Eifert were married in 1957 and she preceded him in death.

Payne was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a heavy equipment operator and a member of the Operating Engineers Local 513.

Survivors include a son, Steven Payne of Cape Girardeau; three daughters, Sharon Crispin of Ypsilanti, Mich., Diane Wright of Lee Summit, Mo., and Robin Borgfield of Cape Girardeau; one brother, George Payne of Jefferson City, Mo.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville, Mo.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the DeLisle Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in the Portageville Cemetery with full military rites.