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Obituary P.H. "Buddy" Payne, Jr.



P.H. "Buddy" Payne, Jr. age 68 of Franklin, Tennessee formally of Gallatin, passed away Tuesday December 1, 2009. 

Buddy was born in Nashville, TN on February 2, 1941.  He was the son of the late Presley Haynes Payne, Sr. and Katherine Moss Payne.  In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a grandson, Michael Tuck.  He is survived by one son, Haynes Payne III of Florence, AL, one step-son Shannon House and wife Shannon of Hendersonville, two step daughters; Kim Payne of Orlando FL and Terry Ladd and husband Jerry of Gallatin and one brother Jimmy Payne and his wife Brenda of Gallatin.  Five grandchildren: Garrett and Gavin House, Laura Tuck,and Barron and Allison Ladd.  Pallbearers will be Carthal Smith, Bob Suderth, Charles Bone, Tommy Dyer, Martin Spears, Jim Payne, Jr. and Robert Payne.

Visitation will be Thursday, December 3, 2009 from 3:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Family Heritage Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Friday December 4th at 12:00 from the First Baptist Church with Dr. Larry Yarborough and Carthal Smith officiating.  No visitation is planned before the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church "Building Fund". 

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.familyheritagefh.com
Arrangements by Family Heritage Funeral Home.
(615) 452-7115

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