Melvin Glenn Payne

March 24, 1942 ~ March 16, 2022 (age 79)


Mr. Melvin “Glenn” Payne, age 79, of Caryville, died peacefully in his home surrounded by his family Wednesday afternoon March 16, 2022 at 2:30 PM.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Payne; daughters, Sherri Amaro and husband Greg, Lorrie Moser, and husband Scott; stepchildren Rodney Green and Sissy Bruce, Becky Hendren and husband Terrell; grandchildren Greg Amaro and wife Usanee, Tarra Duckham and husband Darren, Rachel Hendren, Lauren Hendren; great grandchild, Mabel Amaro, and a host of other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends on Saturday March 19, 2022 in the chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home from 5 PM to 7 PM with funeral service to follow with Rev. J.J. Patterson officiating. The family will meet on Sunday March 20, 2022 at 10:30 AM at Martin Wilson Funeral Home to go in funeral procession to Valley View Cemetery for an 12 PM interment.

Donations can be made in honor of Mr. Melvin “Glenn” Payne to Thompson Cancer Survival Center Foundation, 280 Fort Sanders West Blvd. Suit 202 Knoxville, TN 37922

The family has entrusted the care of Mr. Melvin “Glenn” Payne to Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where Families Matter Most.”

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March 19, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Martin Wilson Funeral Home
700 W. Central Ave.
LaFollette, TN 37766

Funeral Service
March 19, 2022

7:00 PM
Martin Wilson Funeral Home
700 W. Central Ave.
LaFollette, TN 37766

March 20, 2022

12:00 PM
Valley View Cemetery
Elk Fork Road
Pioneer, TN 37847

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