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Kenneth Lawman Payne

February 17, 1953 — May 18, 2023

Kenneth Lawman Payne

Kenneth Lawman Payne of Halifax, VA passed away May 18, 2023.  He was born in Memphis, TN on February 17, 1953 and was 70 years old.  He was the son of the late Elwood Lawman Payne and the late Phyllis Mawyer Payne. He was married to Sheryl Arline Smith Payne who survives.


He loved spending time outdoors whether it was hunting deer, turkey, or fishing.  Kenneth was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather who will be missed by all who knew him. 


Kenneth Lawman Payne is survived by:

His wife of 53 years

Sheryl Smith Payne

His Children

Derrick Payne (Joy) of Williamsburg, VA

Darrell Payne of Williamsburg, VA

Angela Payne of Scottsville, VA

Six Grandchildren

Three Great Grandchildren

Two Brothers

Michael Payne (Linda) of Fluvanna, VA

Gary Payne (Kaye) of Chambersburg, PA


***Preceded in death by***

One Brother

Glen Payne


A memorial service will be held at a later date.


For memorials, please consider a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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