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Steven James Payne

Steven James Payne, age 66, of Hatfield, died Thursday, April 27, 2017 at his home. He was born on Tuesday, May 2, 1950 to James Floyd and Joyce Lucille Hulett O’Brien in Fontana, California.

Steven proudly served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War for three years stationed on the Supercarrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63). Steven enjoyed his family and his animals. He enjoyed photography, listening to Rock n Roll Music and working on the farm in Washington. Steven was a loving son, brother, uncle and a great friend and will be missed by all who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his father, James O’Brien; one sister, Virginia Harmon.

Steven is survived by his mother, Joyce Alexander of Moxee, Washington; five sisters, Carrie Scarbrough of Mena, Colleen Gorden, Kellie Yancey, Linda O’Brien all of Moxie, Washington and Bonnie Siggette of Reno Nevada; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held Friday, May 5, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. at the Christian Motorcycle Association on Iron Mountain with Brother Justin Leonard and Bobby Tatum officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena, Arkansas. No Visitation is planned.

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