Oak Hill resident Bobbie Pauley talks about Howard "Boone" Payne, a fellow miner and the man she loved. Payne died in the explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine a year ago. A photo of the two of them in Florida sits on the table beside her.
Boone Payne and Bobbie Pauley on vacation in Florida months before the explosion.
Bobbie Pauley's mining helmet has tributes to Boone Payne and the 28 other miners who died at Upper Big Branch.