5/22/2014 Obituaries

Posted on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 8:38 am

LAYNE, JOHN, DAVE, age 84, of Tracy City, TN, made his journey home to be with his Lord and Savior on May 9, 2014. He was born to Bartley and Almedia Newsom Layne on September 23, 1929 and is preceded in death by his parents, sisters Louise Layne, and Irene Layne Baucom; brothers; Emiel, Paul, Loys and Norman Layne; great granddaughter, Addison Alexandria Kilgore.

 

Survivors include his loving wife of 64 years, Margaret Coppinger Layne; daughters Nelda Layne Hargis and Connie Layne Jackson; sons Wendell and Coy Layne of Tracy City; brother, James Layne, Tracy City; sister, Patricia Myers, Altamont.

 

Dave’s love for family and God made him an exemplary role model to 9 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, a host of nieces and nephews and countless other family and friends whom were blessed to know him.  He was a member of Mt. Calvary Apostolic Church for 64 years where he served as treasurer and Deacon.

 

Funeral services were held Saturday, May 10 in the funeral home chapel with Elder Franklin Hill and Reverend Michael Hill officiating.

 

Burial was in Gregg Cemetery.

 

Online condolences can be made at www.fosterlayfuneralhome.net

 

Arrangements were madeby Foster and Lay FuneralHome, Tracy City, TN.

 

 

 

TURLEY, WILLIAM, JR., age 85, of Tracy City, TN, passed away Tuesday, May 13, 2014 in Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga. He was a native of Whitwell and was preceded in death by his wife Eliza Faye Turley; son, Porkey Turley.

 

He is survived by his children Michael Turley, Judy Cagle, Brenda Andrews and Sandy Turley; 6 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

 

Funeral services were held Thursday, May 15 in the funeral home chapel.

 

Burial was in Hobbs Hill Cemetery.

 

Online condolences may be made at www.fosterlayfuneralhome.net

 

Arrangements were madeby Foster and Lay FuneralHome, Tracy City, TN. 

 

 

 

BYERS, JIMMY, RAY, age 78, of Monteagle, TN, passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at The Bridge in Monteagle. He had worked for many years at Monteagle Silo Company and Sewanee Silica and was a member of the Church of Christ. He was a son of the late John Berry Byers and Mattie Ethel Davis Byers.

 

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Byers; sons, Bobby (Audrey) Byers, Cowan; Dennis (Tammy) Byers, Pelham; sisters, Mary Jennings and Virginia Hall, both of Monteagle; grandchildren, Derick, Josh, Jonathan, Robert and Brianna; great grandchildren, Jacob Nathaniel, Avery, Attelyhn, and Hayden; several nieces and nephews.

 

Funeral services sere held Friday, May 16 in the funeral home chapel with Minister Paul Tittle officiating.

 

Online condolences may be made at www.cumberlandfuneralhome.net

 

Arrangements were madeby Cumberland FuneralHome, Monteagle, TN. 

 

 

 

SCOTT, LEWIS, EARL, age 90 of Pelham, Tennessee, passed from this life on Saturday, May 17, 2014, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. He was born February 4, 1924 in Pelham, the son of the late James Daniel and Frankie (Cox) Scott. He served his country in the US Army and was a Veteran of World War II. Mr. Scott was a truck driver.

 

He was preceded in death by grandson, Daniel Shane Scott and sister, Leslie Watson.

 

Survivors include sons, Lewis Edwin “Eddie” (Christine) Scott of Estill Springs, TN and James Fredrick “Freddie” Scott of Pelham, TN; daughter, Sharon Gay (Frankie) Nunley of Pelham, TN; and sister, Inez Watson; 4 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

 

 Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 21 in the Moore-Cortner Chapel with Rev. Troy Smith officiating.

 

Interment was in Warren Cemetery, Pelham, TN.

 

Arrangements were madeby Moore-Cortner FuneralHome, Winchester, TN.

 

 

 

CAMPBELL, BOB, ALTON, age 60, of Tracy City, Tennessee, passed away Thursday, May 15, 2014, at Southern Tennessee Medical Center in Winchester. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Della Campbell; brothers, Edward “Duxie,” J.C. and Check Campbell; sisters, Juanita Nunley and Anita Campbell.

 

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Campbell; son, Eddie Campbell; daughter, Kristi (Henry) Byers; brother, Estes Campbell; sisters, Brenda Kilgore and Mildred Bean; grandchildren, Elizabeth and Lindsay Byers, Edward Lee Alton Campbell and J.D. Campbell; several nieces and nephews.

 

Funeral services were held Sunday, May 18 in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Mike Rigsby officiating.

 

Burial was in Coalmont Cemetery.

 

Online condolences may be made at www.fosterlayfuneralhome.net.

 

Arrangements were madeby Foster and Lay FuneralHome, Tracy City, TN.

 

 

 

FRENCH, EARLDENE, METCALFE, age 74, of South Pittsburg, TN, went to be with the Lord Friday, May 16, 2014 at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, TN. She was preceded in death by her husband Mr. Joseph Maurice Metcalfe; son, Timothy Lee Metcalfe and her parents Jim Earl and Clara Irene Layne Thomas; sisters, Thelma Cox, Leila Mae Purdy, Robena MaGourik and Jean Ann Raucakus; brothers, James R. Thomas and Billy Thomas.

 

Survivors include her husband Bobby French; her daughter, Myra (Mike) Reilly; sons, Joseph Metcalfe and Brian Metcalfe; sister, Mary Johnson; brother, Frank Lee (Carolyn) Thomas.

 

Memorial services were held Wednesday, May 21 in the chapel of Cumberland Funeral Home with Reverend Boyd Thomas officiating.

 

Burial was in Summerfield Cemetery in Monteagle, TN.

 

Online condolences may be made at www.cumberlandfuneralhome.net.

 

Arrangements were madeby Cumberland FuneralHome, Monteagle, TN.

 

 

 

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