Ronald Edward Payne, 51 of Jasper passed away December 16, 2022. He attended Fairview Union Church; he was a good person. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Nell Henry; uncle, Robert Henry and Tommy Henry; aunts, Mary Sue Ritchie, Tressia Condra; nephew, LeBron Slatton. Those left to cherish his memories are his mother, Beverly Payne, Jasper; brother, Leon Payne, Joel Lockhart, both of Whitwell; sisters, Debra Payne, Jasper, Rachel (Adam) Slatton, Whitwell; aunts, Denia (Jimmy) Newby, Pikeville, Arlene Terry, Michigan; uncle, Doyle (Carolyn) Henry, Whitwell; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com. Arrangements are by Reed Funeral Home, 11675 Hwy 28, Whitwell, TN. In Lieu of flowers please make donations to Reed Funeral Home.