Gerald Wayne  Payne


Gerald Wayne Payne was born on January 10, 1947, in Paragould, Arkansas to Floyd Gerald and Joyce Louise Thompson Payne. He passed away on Monday, April 29, in Hugo, Oklahoma.

Graveside services are scheduled for Monday, May 6, at1:00 P.M. at the Duncan Municipal Cemetery with Rev. Bryan Pain officiating. Military honors will be presented by the Stephens County Honor Guard. Arrangements have been entrusted to Whitt Funeral Home.

Gerald attended school in Duncan and then joined the 1st Calvary Division of the US Army. He was a mechanic for Caterpillar, but worked in the Maintenance Department at the Choctaw County Court House. He loved being outdoors and fishing. He was a people person and enjoyed visiting with everyone with whom he came in contact.

He was preceded in death by his father, Floyd Gerald Payne; his sister, Patricia Smith; and an infant son.

Gerald is survived by his mother, Joyce Whitehead; daughters, Renee Rhoades of Bradley, Oklahoma and Brandi and husband Marco Elizalde of Oklahoma City; grandchildren, Damien and Sherry Payne, Destinee Payne, Michael and Andrea Payne, Erica Thomas, and Haley Kinsey; great grandchildren, Gaberiel Payne, Adrian Payne, Soraya Torres, Ariana Payne, Nixon Payne, baby boy Payne due in July, Caleb Thomas, Cameron Moreno, Justin Broom, Everlee Broom, Lillian Smith, Elsa Smith, and Awna Kinsey; brother, Kevin and wife Debbie Payne of Duncan; nephew, Kyle and Chasity Payne; niece, Tiffany and Conan Jackson; and great nieces and nephews, Emmie and Devin Payne, and Jacobe, Kynlea and Caysen Jackson.

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Sharla & Lonnie Hartman
May 05, 2019
Brandi & Family,
Wishing you peace, healing, hope and everything your heart needs to get you through the sadness of your Dad's passing. Sending you our love and sincere condolences.
May 05, 2019
Dad I dont know how I'm gonna overcome this but God has me so I know I will be ok...So blessed that I was able to spend the last 3 days of your life with you...I will cherish that weekend until we meet again...God is so awesome Dad...he came and got you while you were sleeping peacefully just like you wanted...he made sure that your last few days were filled with family, friends, love, laughter, and dont let me leave out your number 1 requested food...a homemade hamburger patty with grilled onions...we had lots of sweets were right Dad....Dess and I have no problem eating about 10 times a day....I will keep you alive through the 49 years of memories we've had....hope Mom can put up... with me like you did because now that your not here I have to find someone else to deal with this Gypsy daughter of yours (as you would say) you to heaven and back...your daughter BranRead more
Rudy & Rita Ramirez & Kids
May 05, 2019
Brandi & Family,
Thoughts & Prayers are with each & everyone of you in this difficult time. Love you all always..

Rudy,Rita & Kids