Berry Funeral Home

3704 Chapman Highway, Knoxville, TN


Elizabeth Geer Payne

December 15, 1932July 17, 2019

Elizabeth Geer Payne, age 86, of Knoxville, TN, got her healing from her Lord and Savior on July 17, 2019, after a brief stay at Life Care Center of Blount County. Elizabeth was of the Baptist faith, and accepted her Lord and Savior at an early age. She was a volunteer for Baptist Hospital Auxiliary. Elizabeth enjoyed sewing, puzzles, reading, and taking frequent trips to Walt Disney World, with her loving family. Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents, Seburn and Beulah Geer; and husband, William J. Payne. She leaves behind to carry on her memory her daughter, Jamie Strader; and her children, Mackenzie and Maverick; son, Seburn Payne and his wife, Jennifer, along with their daughter, Catherine Payne; daughter, Terry Young; son, Jerry Payne; sister, Anita Burchfield; brother, Sam Geer; along with several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at Berry Funeral Home 3704 Chapman Highway, on Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 4:00pm until 6:00pm with a funeral service to follow at 6:00 pm. Family and friends will gather at Berry Funeral Home on Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 1:00pm to go in procession to Woodlawn Cemetery for a 2:00pm interment service. The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of U.T. Hospice and Life Care Center of Blount County.


  • Visitation Saturday, July 20, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, July 20, 2019
  • Graveside Service Sunday, July 21, 2019


Elizabeth Geer Payne

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