NANCY WHITFIELD PAYNE - age 59, of Knoxville, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at UT Medical Center.
She was a longtime employee of Reid Crumpton DDS, and a Central High graduate,
class of '75. Nancy was an avid gardener, loving mother, and selfless donor of life.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Captain Roy Whitfield, Sr. (retired KPD)
and Charlotte Whitfield.
Survivors: daughter, Leslie Payne of Knoxville; son and daughter-in-law, Jordan and Kayla Payne of Simpsonville, South Carolina; brother, Tom Whitfield of Oak Ridge; and former husband, Robert Payne of Knoxville.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at North Broadway.
The family and friends will meet 12:45 p.m. Saturday at Greenwood Cemetery for a graveside service and inurnment at 1:00 p.m.