Clifford “Jack” Houston Payne

Posted By | September 4, 2019 11:42 am

Clifford “Jack” Houston Payne, 81, of Cookeville, passed away Sept. 2, 2019, in Crossville.

Mr. Payne was born Nov. 11, 1937, in Bonnie Blue, Virginia, to the Houston Payne and Oma Burden Payne.

Mr. Payne enjoyed UT football and spending time with family, and he loved antique cars.

He was preceded in death by parents and his sister, Ann Brewer.

Survivors his children, Jacqueline Adair (William), of Collierville, Mark Payne (Mariann), of Lebanon, Karen Vanhooser (Stan), of Cookeville, Jason Payne (Kelli), of Chattanooga; seven grandchildren, Ginger Naylor, April Max, Jackson Vanhooser, Brittany Payne, Ashley Payne, Spencer Payne, Sydney Jo Payne; great-grandchildren, Emerson Max, Stella Naylor, Knox Naylor, Kinsley Max; sister, Jean Knowles; brothers, Jerry Payne (Peggy), Sid Payne (Wilma), Bruce Payne (Leigh Ann); and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Sept. 7, 2019, at Oak Lawn Funeral Home, with burial in Old Bon Air Cemetery. James Dukes will officiate. The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m., Sept. 6, at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Mark Payne, Jason Payne, Stan Vanhooser, David Naylor, Justin Max, and Brad Gryszko.

Oak Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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