Mr. Harry Shannon Layne, Jr., 75, died Tuesday morning, August 9, 2022 at his home near Unionville.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, August 13, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home, Chapel Hill, with Rev. Jimmy West and Rev. Bobby McGee officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery near Unionville. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Friday.
Harry was born in Franklin, Tennessee and was a son of the late Lonnie Louise Zumbro Layne and Harry Shannon Layne, Sr. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his sister, Juanita Hill.
Harry was a 1965 graduate of Eagleville High School and entered the Army where he served his country during the Vietnam War. Harry was a lifelong farmer and member of the Bedford County Farm Bureau and the Old Hickory Field Trial Club. He was a member and served as a deacon at Edgemont Baptist Church in Shelbyville. For the last several years, he was also employed with Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Hill. Above all else, he loved his family, especially his grandchildren who were the light of his life.
Mr. Layne is survived by his wife of 49 years, Shirley Beasley Layne, Unionville, TN; children, Dereck (Tracy) Layne, Unionville, TN, Allison (Derrick) Martin, Shelbyville, TN, Lesley (Matt) Wilson, Unionville, TN; twelve grandchildren, Mason Layne, Morgan Layne, Micah Layne, Malachi Layne, Kylee Martin, Ella Martin, Ramsee Martin, Tibb Martin, Dallas Wilson, Nola Wilson, Rio Wilson, and Ida Wilson.
Don Lamb, Dustin Lamb, Randy Adcock, Ron Adcock, Kenny Crutcher and James Giles will serve as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Ronny Adcock, Rodney King, Garry Lawrence, Junior Rigsby, and Edward Rowland.
Memorial donations, in memory of Harry Layne, may be made to Edgemont Baptist Church, 150 Fairfield Pike, Shelbyville, TN 37160.
Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapel Hill, TN, 364-2233, (www.lawrencefuneral.net) in charge of arrangements.