Stacey Payne, a Rockaway resident, died August 5.
Payne was born in Bronx, New York on June 23, 1983 and lived in Rockaway for the past five years. She worked as a phlebotomist.
Payne was preceded in death by her great-grandparents; grandmothers, Marion Payne and Fannie Green; and grandfather, John Scretching.
She is survived by her mother, Stacey Payne; father, Ronnie Green; son, Tyshawn Malik (Poppa) Payne; grandfather, Johnnie Green Sr.; brother, Rasheen Griffin; niece, Ryshia Griffin; nephew, Ra’marion Griffin; aunts, Cynthia Payne-Bouldin, Lentelle Scretching, Brenda Green, Linda Green, Kathy Green and Debra Green; uncles, Ronald Payne, Kazy Payne, John Scretching, Glenn Scretching, Donnie Green, and Johnnie Green; godmother, Monica Pritchard; goddaughters, J’talia Scretching and Takiah Lowe; and a host of other family and friends.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. A funeral mass took place at St. Augustine Presbyterian Church, Bronx, New York. Interment followed at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York.