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Obituaries 5-29-14

Posted on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 9:09 am

SHERMAN, TIMOTHY, KIRK, 43, passed away Wednesday May 21, 2014 after a 2-month battle with colon cancer. He was employed by Tuftco (TFI) in Palmer and was a member of the Swiss Historical Society and enjoyed searching for Native American Artifacts. He was preceded in death by his mother, Barbara Jean Scissom Sherman.

He is survived by his wife, Katie Stocker Sherman; father, Bernard (Brenda) Sherman; sons, Robert Alfred and Jacob Osborne Easterly; daughter, Joselyn Ahndra Sherman; brother, Stan (Stefanie) Sherman; sister, Kim (Ed Burde) Tyson; nephews, Tanner and Lawton Sherman.

Funeral services were held Saturday, May 24 in the funeral home chapel with Minister Jonathan Hankins officiating.

Burial was in Swiss Colony Cemetery.

Arrangements were madeby Layne Funeral Home,Palmer, TN.


LAYNE, E. W., 82, died Thursday, May 22, 2014 at his home with his family close by his side. He was a US Army Veteran, cattle farmer and road construction foreman in South America. He served on the Board of Grundy County Farm Bureau and the Soil Conservation Board. He was born in Palmer, Tennessee on December 17, 1931 to Robert Dewitt Layne and Esper Woodlee Layne who preceded him in death along with his brother, Joe. P. Layne and sister, Lola Carrick.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Lucretia “Sissy” Cannon Layne; 3 sons, Russell, Lloyd (Candida) and Lowell all of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; sisters, Ruth Curtis and Ruby McRae, Tracy City; sister-in-law, Wyllene Layne of Coalmont; grandsons, Preston and Connor Layne.

There was no visitation or service.

Arrangements were madeby Layne Funeral Home,Palmer, TN.