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Jerry Hayes Layne

January 7, 1943 - July 16, 2020
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Memorial service for Mr. Jerry Hayes Layne, age 77 of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 4:00 PM on Sunday, July 26th at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Rice officiating. Visitation with the family will be from 2:00 PM until the time of service at Higgins Funeral Home.

Jerry was born on January 7, 1943 in Grundy County, Tennessee to the late Jack Watson and Elsie Levona Bennett Layne. He passed away July 16, 2020 at Donalson Care Center.

Jerry was a hairdresser in Ardmore, TN and ran a newspaper route in Lincoln County until his retirement. He loved working in his yard, raising Lhasa-Apso dogs,cooking for his family, who looked forward to his red velvet cake and chicken and dumplings, but he especially loved spending time with his grand-babies. Jerry was of the Church of Christ faith.

Survivors include his daughter, Michelle (Troy) Pamplin; daughter-in-law, Monica Layne; grandchildren, Amanda (Alex) McAnally, Sydni Layne, David Pamplin, and Tyler Martin; great-grandchildren, Hayden McAnally, Maddie McAnally, Landry McAnally, and Freddie Martin; and his beloved parakeet, Affie. In addition to his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by his son, Kevin Layne; and siblings, Irene McAbee, Mary La Vann, Evelyn Curtis, Randy Layne, Larry Layne, and James Layne.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society- Lincoln County Chapter, c/o Cary Sullivan, P.O. Box 470, Fayetteville, TN 37334.

Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Jerry Hayes Layne.

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Schedule of Services
  • Service Location
  • Higgins Funeral Home
  • Visitation
  • Date: July 26, 2020
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Service
  • Date: July 26, 2020
    Time: 4:00 PM