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Obituaries

Obituaries

Clarence T. Payne 1921 - 2009 Lawrence

Funeral services for Clarence T. Payne, 88, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will follow.
Mr. Payne died Saturday, June 27, 2009, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka.
He was born June 22, 1921, in Howard County, Mo., the son of Paul and Minnie B. Taylor Payne.
He worked for several years as a private contractor for the railroad as a mail carrier. He also worked at Kansas Color Press and for the City of Lawrence. Mr. Payne was yard maintenance supervisor for the Douglas County Banks.
He married Frances Dowdell. She preceded him in death.
Survivors include his companion, Barbara J. Clark, Topeka; and many nieces and nephews.
The family will greet friends an hour before the service at the mortuary.