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Brian Uziel Payne, age 44, of 160 Dewey Payne Road, Butler passed away at his at his residence Thursday, April 23, 2015. He was born September 2, 1970 to the late Uziel Payne and Gloria Greenwell. Brian attended Meadowview Baptist Church. His hobbies included racing and gaming as well as camping and riding four-wheelers.
Survivors include: his mother of the home, Gloria Greenwell; two sisters: Belinda Harmon and husband Ronnie of Butler, and Bobbie Grindstaff and husband Jason of Elizabethton; one brother, Martin Greenwell of the home, special aunt Sue Ward of Mountain City; nieces: Shelby Grindstaff, Madison Grindstaff, and his favorite niece Shannon Potter and husband Chris; nephew, Noah Grindstaff; great niece, Breanna Harmon; and great nephew, Simon Harmon.
A graveside service was conducted at 2:00 p.m., Monday, April 27, 2015 from the Harmon Cemetery. The family received friends from 1pm-2pm prior to the graveside service at the Harmon Cemetery. Active pallbearers were John Carroll, Johnny Blevins, Michael Dugger, Jason Grindstaff, Dale Maney, and Timmy Maney. Honorary pallbearers were Chris Potter, Ronnie Harmon, David Dugger, and Kenny Payne.
At other times friends may call the residence at 160 Dewey Payne Road, Butler, TN 37640.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Emily Francisco, Cassidy Francisco, and Betsy Bunton.
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Professional services for the Payne family are in the care of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home.