Obit: Mark Payne

Obit: Mark Payne

February 14th, 2014 in Obituaries
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Mark Payne, 53, of Rock Spring, Ga., passed away Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. Mark was an avid motorcycle and car enthusiast; was adventurous, greatly enjoyed the outdoors including hiking. He was a loving father and grandfather who loved spending time with his grandchildren and family. He was preceded in death by his wife, Judy Payne; and nephew, Lance Payne. Survivors include his daughters, Jennifer Marie (Cole) Morgan, of San Clemente, Calif., and Rachel Faye Payne, of Warner Robins, Ga.; four grandchildren: Braydon, Bradley and Brooklynn Morgan and Jeremiah Payne; parents, William Martin and Edith Faye Payne, of Savannah, Tenn.; sisters, Vicki (Wes) Cummins of Carlyle, Ill., and Mary Beth Payne, of Savannah, Tenn.; special friend, Regina Juanita Gardner, of Rock Spring, Ga.; mother of his children, Tracy Gilchrist, Warner Robins. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace. Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences. Visitation will follow the service noon-1 p.m. at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 423-877-3524.