Payne, Charles E., 79, of Covington, passed away March 24, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Edgewood. Charles retired from the Sisters of Charity, Cincinnati, He also was a US Navy Veteran. He is preceded by his Parents; James & Ida Mae Payne, Sister; Flora Bradley, Brother Harold Payne. Charles is survived by Son; Charles E. Payne of Florence Sister; Pat Singleton of Independence. Visitation will be Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 9:00 am -11:00 Am at Don Catchen and Son Funeral Home, Covington. Funeral service will follow at 11:00 Am. Interment will be at Veterans North National Cemetery, Williamstown.