Oct. 24, 1936 Dorset Bennington County Vermont, USA
Feb. 10, 1968 Sterling Worcester County Massachusetts, USA
From the Bennington Banner February 12, 1968 WILLIAM CARLETON PAYNE DORSET - William Carleton Payne, 31, veteran of the Vietnam War, died unexpectedly Sunday in Sterling, Mass. He was born in Dorset Oct 24, 1936, son of Carleton and Emma (Streeter) Payne. Mr. Payne was a member of the Dorset Congregational Church and of Harned Fowler VFW Post of Manchester. Survivors are his mother, Mrs. Dennis Roberts of Dorset; two sisters, Mrs. Loren Butler of Dorset and Mrs. James Christman of Pawlet; his grandmother, Mrs. Alice Payne of Dorset; nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 pm at Brewster Funeral Home in Manchester Center with the Rev. David Newkirk, pastor of the Pawlet Federated Church, officiating. Burial will be in the spring. Calling hours at the funeral home are tonight from 7 to 9.