Wesley Jarvis Payne, Sr.

Wesley Jarvis Payne, Sr., 89, of Wanchese, NC passed away at home surrounded by family on Saturday, September 17, 2022. Mr. Payne was born in Wanchese and was a former employee of the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

He was the son of the late Wesley Corbett Payne, Sr. and Ida Daniels Payne and the husband of the late Carolyn “Jean” Payne. 

Mr. Payne is survived by one daughter, Wilma P. Barnes and husband Wallace Shane Barnes of Kannapolis, NC and one son, Wesley Jarvis Payne, Jr. of Wanchese, NC. Also surviving is a grandson, Hugh Ammons Barnes and wife Heather Barnes; a great-granddaughter, Albree Nash Barnes all of Kannapolis, NC; and a brother, Donald Slye Payne of Wanchese, NC.

Friends may join the family for visitation on Thursday, September 22, 2022, from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm at Twiford Colony Chapel, Manteo and other times at the home, 3897 Mill Landing Road, Wanchese. The family plans a private gathering at the graveside on Saturday, September 24, 2022, in Cudworth Cemetery. 

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Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.TwifordFH.com.