Peggy Jane Payne, age 76 of Alcoa, passed away Saturday, November 27, 2021 at her home. Peggy was a member of Madison Avenue Baptist Church. She was retired from Alcoa Aluminum Company. Peggy loved spending time with her family. She enjoyed hiking and walking with the Foothill’s Striders, playing cards with her Rook group and doing yoga. Preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Edna Axley; brother, Bob Axley. Survived by husband of 55 years, James Payne, son and daughter-in-law, Chris and Rachel Payne; daughter and son-in-law, Kelli and Mike McBrayer; grandchildren, Lexi and Gracie McBrayer, Emiline, Christopher, and Luke Payne; brothers, Mike and Cathy Axley, Ronnie Axley. Family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 PM Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at Smith Trinity Chapel with the Funeral Service to follow at 7:00 PM with Rev. Greg Long officiating. Family and friends will assemble at 11:00 AM for Interment Thursday, December 2, 2021 at Grandview Cemetery. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com
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