Brenda Kaye Payne

Brenda Kaye Earley Payne, age 64, of Shawboro, NC died on Friday, October 15, 2021 at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.

Born in Norfolk, VA on July 6, 1957 to Marita Greene Earley and the late Edward McCoy Earley and, she was the wife of John Kevin Payne, Sr. A home maker, Brenda loved playing Bingo.

In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by a son, Corey Earley (Kimberly) of Eure, NC; a step-daughter, Tracey Payne Werner of FL; two step-sons, John Kevin Payne, Jr.(Mary Lynn) of NC and Justin Payne of VA; a sister, Rita Faye Sanchez (Rudy) of IN; a brother, Billy Earley (Sherry) of FL; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 22, 2021 at Twiford Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in Laurel Memorial Gardens. The family will greet visitors after the service in the funeral home lobby.

Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 is serving the family of Mrs. Payne. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at To plant a tree or send flowers to th