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Gladys Payne
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ELGIN -- A funeral service to celebrate the life of Gladys Dunn Payne, 85, of Elgin, SC, will be held at 4:00 PM, today, December 30, 2016 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel. Rev. Bill Dulaney and Rev. Jeff Grubbs will officiate. The family will receive friends at 3:00 PM, 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at Crescent Hill Memorial Gardens in Columbia. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Disorders Association-Mid State-SC, 140 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 210, Columbia, SC 29210.  

Gladys, wife of 60 years to the late Junior L. “Buck” Payne, died Wednesday, December 28, 2016. She was born in Cleveland, TN, the daughter of the late Fred Calvin Dunn and Gertrude Officer Dunn. Gladys attended Highway Pentecostal Church.

Gladys is survived by her son, Larry Payne, Sr. (Frances) of Blythewood; daughters, Mary Ann Young (Ronny) of Hopkins and Sherry Harris (John) of Lugoff; 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and sister, Wilma Carroll of Cleveland, TN.

Gladys was predeceased by her son, Terry A. Payne; 2 brothers and 3 sisters.

Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.

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