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Robert William Payne


Robert William Payne, rural Mounds resident, died Sunday morning, July 4, 2004 at his home at the age of 57. He was born July 20, 1946 in Tonganoxie, Kansas to Jack and Mable (Peer) Payne. He served his country in the United States Army in Vietnam and ad been a welder. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and a sister. Survivors include his wife, Mary Alice (Faustman) Payne of the home, six children, Steve Edwards and Robert Edwards, both of California, Thomas Edwards of New Hampshire, Michael Edwards of Okmulgee, Kimberly Norrid of Bixby and Dean Edwards of Mounds, two brothers, Jim and Ray Payne, both of Kansas, nine grandchildren, four great grandchildren, and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

There are no funeral services planned.

Arrangements are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Beggs.