February 22, 1953 - October 5, 2020
Gerald Joe "Jerry" Layne, Jr., age 67 of Whitwell TN passed away Monday, October 5, 2020 in a motorcycle accident in Iowa. After graduating high school, Jerry attended UTC where he played football. He would continue his education at Tennessee Tech University, obtaining his masters degree. Jerry coached football at both Sequatchie County Jr. High and High School for 17 years. He would go on to continue his career in Human Resources at Beaulieu of America, and retired as HR manager from Perdue Farms. Jerry was a loving husband, dad and papa. One of Jerry's favorite charities that he contributed to monthly was St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Jerry was preceded in death by his first wife of 41 years, Sherry Lynn Coffelt Layne; grandparents, Jess & IvaJean Tate Layne, Mitchell Narramore & Mae Bell Waters Bailey. He is survived by his wife, Billie "B" Dixon Layne; parents, Gerald Joe and Beulah Narramore Layne, Sr.; children, Meagan Layne Kilgore, Tripp (Tiffany) Layne, Erin (Matthew) Todd, Brandon (Lindsey) Gross and Josiah Gross; siblings, Garry (Michelle Shoemate) Layne, Barry (Lisa) Layne and Eddie Layne; grandchildren, Joe Layne, Lynlee Kilgore, Franklin Todd and Penelope Todd along with several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 4:00 PM in the chapel of Ewton Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Rev. Danny Coffelt and Rev. Allen Griffith officiating. Visitation will be Sunday, October 25 from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or Gideon's International. The family respectfully ask that if you visit with them at the funeral home that a face mask must be worn. Arrangements by Ewton Funeral Home & Cremation Center.
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