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Obituaries » Carol Lee Whitesell Payne

Carol Lee Whitesell Payne, 77, of Delaplane, passed away on December 1, 2018, at her home.

She was born July 9, 1941, in Washington, D.C., to the late Herbert Lafayette Whitesell and Pauline Marie Gerlach Whitesell.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Maphis “Buzz” Payne.

Carol was a graduate of Falls Church Beauty School and worked from 1962 to 1965 for the former Ruth’s Hairstyling in Warrenton. She later worked with her husband in the family landscaping business as well as offering hairstyling services in her home. She loved working outdoors, gardening of flowers and vegetables and canning the produce.  

For many years she was active at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church and later returned to her home church, Orlean United Methodist Church, where she enjoyed singing in the choir and serving as Lay Leader.

She leaves behind her two daughters and their husbands, Laura Lee and Tim Surface of Delaplane, and Cathy and John Rogers of Linden; her sister and her husband, Laura and Bob Norfleet, and five grandchildren, Debbie Lauren, Rebecca, Tiffany, Luke and Noah. Spending time with her family was a great joy to her and she will be deeply missed by them.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, when the funeral will begin at Orlean United Methodist Church, 7029 Leeds Manor Road, Orlean. Rev. James Leamon will officiate. Interment will follow at the Orlean Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Orlean United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 135, Orlean, Va. 20128.

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