July 21, 1939 - May 20, 2021
On Thursday, May 20th, 2021, Faye Payne, loving wife, and mother of two children, passed away at the age of 82. Faye was born on July 21, 1939 in High Point NC to James and Ella (Inscore) Myers. She married the love of her life, Dwight Payne, on June 8,1959. She began her college studies at Wake Forest University and completed her studies at Centenary College of Louisiana where she earned her bachelor’s degree in 1967. She was a devoted mother and loving wife. She made an incredible home where she and Dwight raised two sons, Kevin and Bryan. Faye had a passion for family, literature, and travel. As the youngest of ten, she was surrounded by the love of sisters, brothers, nieces, and nephews. Living in a house with three men, she would take great delight in any time she spent with her beloved nieces. As the boys grew to men and got married, she added the love of her daughter in laws to her “pod”. To complete the circle of love in her life was her four grandchildren whom she loved and supported with constancy and devotion. Her commitment to and love of Dwight, her husband and best friend of 62 years, was an example and source of comfort to all who knew and loved her. Their love for each other and wisdom in dealing with life’s ups and downs set an example for the rest of the family. Combined mom and dad and two sons have over 125 years of committed marriage. Faye and Dwight traveled extensively, United Kingdom, Europe, Scandinavia, and Asia. Faye’s most memorable trip was to England where she visited all the homeplaces of her favorite literary heroes. Faye was preceded in death by her mother, Ella, and her father, James and sisters, Doris, Crystal, Dell, and Betty. She is survived by her husband Dwight, two sons Kevin ( Karen, Christopher and Rebekah) and Bryan( Rhonda, Leigh and Zachary), her brothers Frank and Paul, and sisters Lee, Gerry, and Fran. The funeral will be a private family event. Due to the Pandemic there will be a celebration of life scheduled for late this summer. Donations can be sent to AuthoraCare (formerly Hospice of Greensboro) 2500 Summit Avenue, Greensboro NC 27405. Forbis & Dick – Stokesdale is serving the Payne family and you are invited o share memories or offer condolences at www.forbisanddick.com.
On Thursday, May 20th, 2021, Faye Payne, loving wife, and mother of two children, passed away at the age of 82. Faye was born on July 21, 1939 in High Point NC to James and Ella (Inscore) Myers. She married the love of her life, Dwight Payne,... View Obituary & Service Information
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