Sunrise: May 27, 1951 Sunset: December 30, 2022
PAYNE – DERMONT SYLVANUS, affectionately known as “Bata” and “Scottie”, aged 71, late of Lears, St Michael and formerly of Rock Hall, St Andrew and Fitt’s Village, St James. Retired driver at Preconco Limited and Hinds Transport.
Son of the late Winston and Millicent Mayers of Rock Hall, St Andrew. Partner of Debra Crichlow. Father of Shawn Payne. Stepfather of Trina Headley, Ryan and Terry Crichlow. Grandfather of Deshawn Payne. Step-grandfather of six. Beloved brother of George Payne, Sheila Smith, Celeste Edwards, Francis Scantlebury (NY), Ulric, Irwin, Marie (Wendy) and Erskine Mayers and the late Edward Mayers. Uncle of Shurla Pollard, Carol Alleyne, Egbert Smith Jnr, Sherwin Payne, Nadine Porter, Aneka Nesfield, Debra Payne, Alicia Edwards, Colin Maynard, Sasha Mayers, Shaneka Mayers Stacie Benn and Shananda Jemmott. Nephew of Everton Mayers. Great-uncle of 17.
Brother-in-law of Egbert Smith, Kathleen Payne, Barbara and Sandra Mayers, Cynthia Scantlebury, Beverley Holder, Commodore Errington Shurland and Emmerson Shurland. Son-in-law of Collyne Shurland. Cousin of many. Relative of Holder, Alleyne, Adams, Brathwaite and Mayers families. Friend of Jean Holder, Women and Truckers of The Port Authority, Sea bathers at Brandons and many others.
A service of celebration and thanksgiving will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2023 at Western Light Church of the Nazarene, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 9:00 a.m. The cortege will then proceed to St. James Cemetery for the interment. Flowers may be sent to Lyndhurst Funeral Home no later than 7:00 a.m. on Saturday. Mourning colours are optional. The body of the late Dermont Sylvanus Payne will repose in the Colin Parkinson Memorial Chapel, Lyndhurst Funeral Home on Friday, January 27, 2023 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.