Patricia Ann Payne (2018-10-29 13:09:30)

Patricia Ann Payne, age 73, of Still Lake Drive, Boone, passed away Saturday, October 27, 2018, at Life Care Center of Banner Elk.

Patricia was born October 9, 1945 in Watauga County, a daughter of the late Luther Ransom Payne and Kathleen Watson Payne. She was a retired elementary school teacher and a member of Three Forks Baptist Church.

Patricia is survived by one sister, Jenelle Payne McEwin and husband Ken of Boone; two nieces, Regenia Nicole Payne of Blowing Rock and Amy Delaine Lyons of Boone; two great-nieces, Sarah Kathleen Lyons of Charlotte and Holly Lyons of Boone; one great-nephew, Logan Kerley of Boone, and one sister-in-law, Betsy Payne of Boone.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, David Payne.

Memorial services for Patricia Ann Payne will be conducted Friday afternoon, November 2, 2018, at 1:00 o'clock, at the Lump Mountain Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mile Marker 264.4).

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, in care of Brian Barker, 441 Daniel Drive, Boone, North Carolina, 28607, or to American Heart Association, 128 South Tryon Street, Suite 1588, Charlotte, North Carolina, 28202, or St. Judes Children's Reasearch Hospital, PO Box 1000, Department 142, Memphis, Tennessee, 38101.

Online condolences may be sent to the Payne family at

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.