Dorris Payne

Tuesday, May 23, 2006

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

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.

Mr. Payne was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.

He was a heavy equipment operator, retiring in 1996. He was a member of Operating Engineers Local 513.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Steven Payne of Cape Girardeau; three daughters, Sharon Crispin of Ypsilanti, Mich., Diane Wright of Lees Summit, Mo., Robin Borgfield of Cape Girardeau; a brother, George Payne of Jefferson City, Mo.; five grandchildren, Dustin Cauble, Rachel Cauble, Amy Wright, Amber Borgfield, Ryan Borgfield; two great-grandchildren, Leah and Seth Cauble; three nephews and a niece.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Portageville Cemetery with full military rites.