A Celebration of Life for Jerry Payne, 73, of Brownwood, will be held March 16, 2019, at Cross Plains First Baptist Church with a reception to follow. Time to be announced at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Blaylock Funeral Home of Brownwood.

He passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, at Brownwood Regional Medical Center.

He was born to Jimmielee and Virginia (Neeb) Payne on June 28, 1945, in Cross Plains.

Survivors include his daughter, Lila Mobley and husband Mike of May; his son, Jimmy Payne and wife Cheyenne of Brownwood; four grandchildren, Alisha, Heather, Victoria, and Josh; two great-grandchildren, Jaxon and Brennan; brother, James Payne; and sister, Melissa Baughman; and several nieces and nephews, along with a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Laura Payne; parents, Jimmielee and Virginia Payne; and one sister, Kathy Purvis.