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JC Payne

August 9, 1933 ~ March 24, 2022 (age 88)

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JC Payne, 88 of the Sweetwater Community of Robbinsville, NC passed away, Thursday, March 24, 2022, at Harris Regional Hospital in Sylva, NC.

          He was a native of Graham County and the son of the late Johnny and Arie Cook Payne. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Randall Payne and his grandson, Casey Lee Crisp.

          He is survived by his son, Rickey Payne and Daughter and son-in-law, Debi and Ray Crisp all of Hendersonville, NC, grandchildren, John Randall Payne, Collin Ray Crisp and Victoria Hayes, and great grandchildren, Holly Ember Crisp, Collin Ray Crisp Jr., and Henry Wyatt Crisp.

          Visitation will be held from 2:00 till 4:00 pm Sunday, April 10, 2022 at the Townson-Smith Chapel. Military Rites and Flag Presentation will be conducted by the US Navy Honor Guard. 

          Townson-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Payne family. An online register is available at

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April 10, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Townson-Smith Chapel
160 Five Point Road
Robbinsville, NC 28771

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