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William Keith Paine, 34
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William Keith Paine, 34, a Rock Island resident and Putnam County native, was born Nov. 17, 1986 and died Oct. 11 at his residence following an extended illness.

He was a supervisor with PMI, and the son of Susan (Eddie) McCormick of Rock Island and the late Randall Paine. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by grandparents, James and Lucille Chisam, and John and Leona Paine, and uncle David Chisam.

In addition to his mother and stepfather, Mr. Paine is survived by daughter Kayden Brooke Paine of McMinnville, sister Kayla McCormick of Rock Island, aunts Joyce Keener of Morrison, Beth Woodlee and Kathy Priest, both of McMinnville, uncle James Chisam of Sparta, nephews Trayton Cole and Brently Jones, both of Rock Island, cousin Justin Keener of McMinnville, girlfriend Raven Cole of Rock Island, special friend Melvina McCormick of McMinnville, and three stepchildren Amberlin, Kristin, and Lillanno Cole also survive.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, at High’s Chapel with Rick Lyles officiating. Burial will follow at Old Bybee Chapel Cemetery in Rock Island. Visitation will be Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at High’s. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Oct. 13, 2021