Rev. F. Glenn Payne
The Rev. F. Glenn Payne, 93, of Belle Rive, passed  away at 3:40 p.m. Monday, 
Nov. 3, 2008, at Nature Trail Health Care Center in  Mt. Vernon.

He was born in Wayne County on Aug. 17, 1915, a son of Omar Allen and  Pansey 
E. (Jenkins) Payne. He married Nellie Alice Overbey on Oct. 3, 1936, in  

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday at Belle Rive  
Missionary Baptist Chucrh in Belle Rive with the Rev. Richard McCormick and  Jeremy 
Hamson officiating. Interment will follow at Belle Rive Cemetery in Belle  Rive 
with full military honors conducted by Mt. Vernon American Legion Post  141.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt.  
Vernon and on Friday the family will receive friends from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at 
the church.

The Rev. Payne is survived by his wife of 72 years, Nellie Alice Payne of  
Mt. Vernon; two sons, Ferrell F. Payne of Opdyke and David D. Payne and wife  
Tammy of Mt. Vernon; two daughters, Alice Ann Garlington and husband Terry of  
Odessa, Texas and Nova Nell Herin and husband “Buddy” of Corpus Christi, 
Texas;  daughter-in-law, Karen Payne of Corpus Christi, Texas; 10 grandchildren, 
Jodie  J. Stover and husband Mark, Robin R. Payne and wife Krista and Justin D. 
and  Jarod A. Payne, all of Mt. Vernon, Rhonda Ann Ely and husband Bryan of 
Tyler,  Texas, Teresa Ann McIntire and husband Kyle of Anson, Texas, Ronna Kay  
Payne-Pederson and husband Jay of Sugarland, Texas, Shauna Marie 
Payne-Michaels  and husband Michael of Corpus Christi, Texas, Stephanie Michelle Herin of  
Pflugerville, Texas and Elysia Renae Herin of Corpus Christi, Tex-as; two  
step-grandchildren, Jason Herin of Charlotte, N. C., and Jen-nifer Herin of San  
Antonio; 12 great-grandchildren, Cody, Clay, and Reece Payne, Emma and Gracie  
Stover, Mckensie Jo McIlrath, and Kelsie Payne, all of Mt. Vernon, Kayla Ann 
and  Trista Leigh McIntire of Anson, Texas, Bailey Ann and Tayler Ann Ely of 
Tyler,  Texas and Beau Presley Michaels of Corpus Christi, Texas; a sister, 
Vera  Willmore of Austin, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.

His parents; son, Nolan Neal Payne; and two brothers, Robert L. and Kenneth  
L. Payne preceded him in death.

He was called into ministry in 1953. After being ordained by the Belle Rive  
Missionary Baptist Church in 1954, he pastored many churches.

He moved to Joliet in 1959 and helped start new churches in that area until  
moving back to Southern Illinois in 1965. He continued to hold revivals and 
act  as supply pastor in many local churches.

Serving the Lord and enjoying his family were his delight. He was a member  
of Illinois Campers on Mission and Belle Rive Missionary Baptist Church

For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Belle Rive Missionary  
Baptist Church or Baptist Childrens Home and will be accepted at the funeral  home 
or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL  62864.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where  
you may call 242-3348 or visit _www.hugheyfuneralhome.com_ 
(  for  further information and to send condolences.

Source: Mt. Vernon Register-News
Date: Wed, Nov 05 2008 
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman

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