James E. Layne, 79, of South Pittsburg, formerly of Dunlap, died Thursday night, May 2, 2013 at Grandview Medical Center. He was a member of Bible Church of God.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Gifford and Ruby Layne; sisters, Fredia Jo Layne, Adeline Scott, Marie Davis and Frances Laymon; and brothers, Wayne Brenen Layne, Floyd Layne and Samuel Loyd Layne.
Survivors include his three daughters, Linda Russell of South Pittsburg, Annette Layne of Bridgeport, Alabama and Marie Tomlin of Dover; four grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; brother, Bill Layne; sisters, Maudie Jones of Denver, Colorado, Elizabeth Huggins of Soddy Daisy; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Sunday, May 5 in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Vernon Coffman and Rev. Don Layne officiating. Burial was in Red Hill Cemetery.
Online condolences can be made at reedfamilyfh.com.
Standefer-Reed Funeral Home of Dunlap was in charge of arrangements.