Graveside services for Roy Payne, 67, of Brownwood, were held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 13, 2007, at Greenleaf Cemetery with Brother Ruben Packer officiating. Burial was under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home.

Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 12 at the funeral home.

He died Wednesday, July 11, 2007.

He was born July 9, 1940, in Santa Anna to Dink and Mary Jane Sorrels Payne. On May 28, 1966, he married Glenda Cochran in Brownwood. Roy was a member of Victory Baptist Church, and had been a resident of Brownwood for 41 years. He was in both the Navy and the Army, and worked as foreman at 3M.

Survivors include his wife, Glenda Payne; daughters, Shelly Payne of Brownwood, Susan Payne of El Paso; grandsons, Bryan and Kelby Rodriguez of Brownwood; brothers, J.W. Payne of San Francisco, Calif. and Jimmie Payne of LaCoste, Texas; and a sister, Dorothy Priddy of Phoenix, Ariz.

He was preceded in death by her parents, Dink and Mary Jane Payne; a sister, Mary Nell Winnandy; and great-grandson, Caden Rodriguez.