Madeline Mary MacDonald Payment

Published 10:14 pm Saturday, March 23, 2019

Madeline Mary MacDonald Payment, 81 of 103 Seahawk Court, Grandy, NC died Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at her residence.  She was born December 27, 1939 in St. Ignace, MI to the late Norman Joseph MacDonald and Dorothy Marie Litzner MacDonald and was the widow of Merlin “Bunny” Henry Payment.  She was a Library Assistant for the Currituck County School System and a member of Sharon United Methodist Church and the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians.

She is survived by three daughters, Shelley Kannan (Ravi) of Atlanta, GA, Bonny Payment Blanchard of Aydlett, NC, and Ginger MacDonald (Fred) of Atlanta, GA; a son, Michael H. Payment (Judy) of Grandy, NC; a sister, Dottie Fantini; three brothers, Louis MacDonald (Marla) and Charles MacDonald (Collen) all of Sault Ste. Marie, MI, and Gerry MacDonald (Beverly) of Virginia Beach, VA; six grandchildren, Chloe Kannan (Nick Kilstein), Chelsey Stevens (Andy), Zac Kannan, Sarah Anne Markert, Heather Payment Scott (Clinton), and Nicole Miller (Travis); eight great grandchildren, Weslee Michael, Trent Michael, Clinton Scott, III, Evelyn Marie Scott, Lucy Miller, Harrison Miller, Madeline Renee MacDonald, and Lillian Greta MacDonald; and a dear friend, Anna Evans; they loved to travel and were shopping buddies.  She was loved by everybody with her warmth and smile and she loved her “Bunny.”  She was pre-deceased by a son, Norman Urban Payment; and a grandson, Adam Weslee Markert.

A memorial service will be held Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Sharon United Methodist Church with the Rev. Susie Fitch-Slater officiating.  The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the church fellowship hall.  Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life, 930-B Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC 27834.  Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Payment family.  You may express condolences to the family by visiting

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