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Grover G. Payne
 

Published: 08/02/2013

Grover G. Payne

Died: July 31, 2013

Grover G. Payne, 92, passed away Wednesday at John M. Reed Nursing Home in Limestone.

A World War II U.S. Army Veteran, 4th Infantry Division, 22nd Regiment, he landed on the second wave at Utah Beach on D-day under the command of Gen. Theodore Roosevelt Jr. His regiment was later assigned to Gen. George S. Patton's Armored Division.

He fought in some of the bloodiest campaigns of the European War including the St. Lo Breakthrough (The Hedge Rows), the Siegfried Line, the Battle of the Hurtgen Forest, where he was wounded, the Battle of the Bulge and on through northern France and into Central Europe.

He was awarded two Bronze Star Medals for heroic and meritorious service, four Battle Stars, a Presidential Citation and the Purple Heart. He was extremely proud to have served his country as a member of "The Greatest Generation."

One of his greatest joys was to support young people in their efforts to succeed.

He was a gun enthusiast and loved nature, hunting, blue-grass music, reading and sharing precious time with friends and family.

He had a wonderful sense of humor and never met a stranger.

He will be remembered as an honest, honorable, sweet, caring and precious jewel of a man that touched so many lives in his 92 years ... A Hero!

Mr. Payne was a retired merchant, school bus driver, and farmer.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law: Juanita and Sam Dobson; a granddaughter: Adrienne Dobson; a brother-in-law: Paskel Hughes; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law: John and Gwenlyn Hughes; several nieces and nephews; his extended family at the Davy Crockett Truck Stop; the doctors, nurses, and staff at Mountain Home VA Center; the Silver Angels, the staff of Amedisys Hospice Services, the staff of John M. Reed Nursing Home; his very special friends: Barbara Rose, Jim Cox, Martin Wiley, Ken Loftis, Roger Woolsey, and all who knew and loved him; and Kitty Muff, who rescued him following the loss of his son!

He was preceded in death by his son: John Howard Payne; his wife: Bertha Hughes Payne; his father and mother: Grover 'Keeb' and Maude Hawkins Payne; and a brother: Oscar Payne.

A celebration of life service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Greene County Humane Society.

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