Funeral service for Deborah McKin Payton, age 66, of Flintville, TN, will be held at 10 AM Saturday, August 26, 2023, at Higgins Funeral Home with Carol Holt officiating. Visitation with the family will be from 5 PM until 8 PM on Friday at Higgins.
Debbie was born on May 18, 1957, to the late Aaron N. McKin and Francis Holt-Collier. Ms. Payton was a 1975 graduate of Flintville High School and a member of the Our Fathers House, Church of Jesus Christ in Cowan, TN. She was a true entrepreneur owning and operating Deborah’s Country Kitchen. Growing up, Debbie sang with her sisters as the Gospelettes, and she was a musician with the band, Alabama Pride. Debbie passed away on August 22, 2023, at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.
Survivors include her son, Travis Adam Payton and his wife Whitney Adams Payton; five grandchildren, Chloe, Savannah, Ashton, Lily Payton and Braylen Bragg; one brother, Stanley and wife Katie McKin; and two sisters, Janette McKin Askins and husband Danny Askins, and Glenda Moyers; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
In addition to her parents, Debbie was preceded in death by her son, Nicholas Jason Pitts; two sisters, Dianne McKin Hunt and Vickie McKin Cramer; one brother, Ralph Nelson McKin; grandparents, Rev. George Baxter and Lillie Belle Gardner Holt and Aaron & Bessie Ledford McKin.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Deborah McKin Payton.