James (Jim) Royce Payne Jr.

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Mr. James (Jim) Royce Payne Jr., 57, died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at Manila Nursing Home. Born July 6, 1955, to Letha Nash Payne and the late James (Jimmy) Royce Payne Sr., he was a member of New Liberty Baptist Church and worked at Ed's Fish House and then Mahan's Fish House. He enjoyed going to garage sales, antique stores and junk stores.

In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by his grandparents, W.A. and Clella Nash and Raymond and Louise Payne; and his nephew Michael Payne.

Mr. Payne leaves two brothers, David (and Sharon) Payne and Mark (and Paula) Payne, both of Blytheville;

One sister, Carla (and Charlie) Cassidy of Blytheville; and

Several nieces and nephews, Robin and Eddie Jevicky, Jason Payne, Erin and David McDaniel, Londyn Payne, Kayla Peery, Jesse Cassidy, Chloe Cassidy and Hunter Morehead.

Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at New Liberty Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers the family requests a donation be made to the New Liberty Jolly 60's Fund, 2804 N. US Hwy. 61, Blytheville, AR 72315.