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Christopher “Chris” D. Payne, age 60

Christopher “Chris” D. Payne, 60, of Bryant, Arkansas passed from this life on June 29, 2020. He was born on August 3, 1959 in Sullivan County, Missouri to Christopher D Payne and Eileen Bookspan. Chris served in the United States Navy and also as a volunteer fireman. He also loved music and playing the guitar in his free time.

He is preceded in death by his father. Chris leaves behind to cherish his memory his mother Eileen Farthing; siblings Tina Montgomery, Vicki McGahhey, John Payne, Kathy Madden, Manny Clinefelter, Alan Payne, Grant Hurley, Cecil Hurley, Jan Coslin, Chuck Buckman, Beverly Luck, Steve Buckman and a host of other loving family and friends.

Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas.  501-982-3400


  • Chuck Buckman Posted July 4, 2020 10:57 AM

    The loss of someone dear to us is never easy. We hope all the cherished memories that you all have of Chris brings you some comfort. We truly loved Chris and felt the loss of his passing.

    Our deepest condolences,

    Chuck and Cathy Buckman

  • Kathy Madden Posted July 4, 2020 4:36 PM

    RIP Chris, I miss you already! Love you! Give hugs to Daddy!

  • Michael Madden Posted July 4, 2020 4:39 PM

    Rest In Peace Brother in Law

  • Nita Slyby McGhee Posted July 4, 2020 6:53 PM

    So very sorry for your loss. Chris was always kind and respectful to me. May God comfort you all as only He can. Praying for family.

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