Updated  8/12/20

Melanie Payne Whitfield, age 50, died on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at a residence in Elkmont, AL She worked as a waitress in several food service outlets.

Survivors are, Husband, Antonio Whitfield, Prospect, TN., father Glenn Beegle, daughter Casey Payne, grand children Brooklyn Stacy and Amaya Stacy, Son; Caleb Johnson, Brother in laws: Jefferson Whitfield and wife Megan, Pulaski, TN, Timothy Whitfield and wife Tina, Lewisburg, TN, Hanser Whitfield and wife Lorie, Athens, AL, Sister in Laws, Susan Howell, Anayork, TN, Joyce Holt, Cleveland, OH, Stepdaughter, Ree Ree Whitfield Step son, A C Whitfield, all of Athens, Al, Father in law Roosevelt Whitfield, and a host of other relative and Friends. Direct Cremation without any type of service was her request. The Rose of Sharon Funeral Service was in charge of the arrangements for Melanie Payne Whitfield.