Online Obituary for Charles L. "Charlie" Payne

Name: Charles L. "Charlie" Payne
Date of Birth: Apr 17, 1952
Date Deceased: Nov 17, 2015
Hometown: Avoca
State NY
Age: 63 Years
Service Date: Nov 21, 2015
Service Time: 11:00 AM
Services Location: Avoca Baptist Church
Place of Interment: Valley View Cemetery, Avoca
Charles L.



AVOCA-Charles L. “Charlie” Payne, 63, of Alexander St., passed away early Tuesday morning (Nov. 17, 2015) at Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital in Bath, after a sudden illness.

Born in North Hornell on April 17, 1952, he was a son of the late Grover and Dorothy Stiles Payne. Besides his parents, he was also predeceased by his sister, Gloria; his brother, John and his grandson, Konner.

A graduate of Wayland Central School, Charlie also graduated from Alfred State College and attended Practical Bible Training School.

He served as a minister at the Bath Baptist Church, was also self employed in music ministry for more than 30 years and was a missionary with the International Gospel Missions in Rochester.

Charlie loved music and was an avid song writer and enjoyed playing golf.

His loving family includes his wife of 43 years the former Marlene Massey, who he married in Medina in 1972; his six children, Tonya (Jeff) Yaeger of Waynesboro, Pa., Kevin (Karen) Payne, Ryan (Sabrina) Payne, Charlene Payne, Marleena Payne and Leanna Payne all of Avoca; his six grandchildren, Kordell, Kontessa and Karter Payne, Kristen, Jeffrey and Corey Yaeger; his two brother, Douglas (Elaine) Payne of South Carolina and Steven (Linda) Payne of Glen Aubrey, N.Y.; his two sisters, Dianna (Rod) Hufford of Oxford, N.Y. and Faith (Troy) Wilson of Bath; also his many nieces and nephews.

The Avoca Funeral Home, 22 N. Main St., Avoca is honored to serve the family of Charles L. “Charlie” Payne.

Calling hours are 5-7 p.m. Friday and 10-11 a.m. Saturday at the Avoca Baptist Church, 1 Church St., Avoca where a funeral service will be held following calling hours at 11 a.m. Saturday. Committal services and interment will follow at Valley View Cemetery, Avoca.

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