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Norman Layne

Norman Layne, 91, of Whitwell, died Monday, November 15, 2021 at his home.

He was a pastor for many years and recently attended Wheeler Addition Church of God in Pikeville. He had a passion for mowing yards.

He was preceded in death by his wives, Effie Layne and Carolyn Layne; son, Harold Layne; daughter, Wanda Ramsey; great-granddaughter, D.J. Hall; parents; and several brothers and sisters.

He is survived by his son, Norman “Jerry” (Gail) Layne of Dunlap; daughter-in-law, Lynda Layne of Dunlap; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sister, Josephine Wright of Dunlap; several nieces and nephews; and his special goats.

Services were held Sunday, November 21 in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Gaylen Walraven officiating. Burial was in Collier Cemetery.

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Arrangements by Reed Funeral Home of Whitwell.

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