Gaines Cooper Payne 78, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday March 14, 2021. He was a resident of Graysville, where he resided most of his life. Cooper served in the Army from the age of 18 and was honorably discharged. He was a member of the Boilermakers Local Union 454. He loved to travel the world and thoroughly enjoyed life and dearly loved his family.
He is preceded in death by his wife; Jeannie Iles Payne, Daughter; Melanie Payne Rose, Son; Gregory Cooper Payne, Companion; Donna Hoodenpyle, Sisters; Mary Elizabeth Hutcheson, Marie Pfister, Gladys Waggoner, Lillian Farmer, Jimmie Schneider, Brother; Raymond Payne, and his parents; James and Alma Payne.
Surviving are his step children; Candy Hoodenpyle and Christie Love, Grandchildren; Whitnie Payne, Avery Payne, both of Graysville, Bethanie Nelson and Brittnie Swanner both of Sale Creek, Great Grandchildren; Harper, Ryker and Harlee Pankey. Lola and Lyric Nelson, Zander Swanner, C.J. and Brenttle Wright.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday March 17th, 2021 at 2PM in the chapel of Coulter Garrison Funeral Home.
Family will receive friends Wednesday March 17th, 2021 from 10:00AM-2:00PM.
For the safety and respect of all, masks will be required and no food may be served at this time.
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