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Lawrence 'Cotton' Payne
 (Posted 4/21/2012)
Lawrence "Cotton" Payne of Granbury, 81, passed away Sunday, April 15, 2012, in Granbury.
Graveside service was at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at Annetta Cemetery in Annetta. Visitation was Tuesday at Wiley Funeral Home.
Memorials: Alzheimer's Foundation or Integra Care Hospice.
Mr. Payne was born March 12, 1931, in Foard County, Texas, to Ernest and Ghiona Aldridge Payne. He served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the Church of God in Granbury.
Mr. Payne was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors: Wife, Marlene Payne of Granbury; children, Rita Rexrode and husband, Alan, Tammy Thornberry and husband, Bruce, Teresa Wagner and husband, James; grandchildren, Melissa Stanley, Amber Wagner, Ryan Rexrode, Ashley Rexrode, Chase Bumpers, Latisha Thornberry, Jennifer Thornberry, Michael Ward, Steve Stanley; 17 great-grandchildren and three more on the way; brother, Jerry Wayne Payne and wife, Brenda; sisters, Peggy Thompson, Tina Guzman; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Wiley Funeral Home made arrangements.