Layne Funeral Home

Roland Lee Creekmore

June 19, 2020

Mr. Roland Lee Creekmore, 85, passed away Thursday June 18, 2020 at Tennessee Veterans Home in Murfreesboro, TN from an extended illness.  Roland was born April 20, 1935, in Cottontown, TN to the late Richard and Irene Pitt Creekmore. Roland was a retired United States Air Force Master Sargent, past officer of Friends of Fall […]


James Meredith Brock

June 16, 2020

Mr. James Meredith Brock, 84, passed from this life Sunday June 14, 2020 at Life Care of Sparta from an extended illness. Meredith was born on March 31, 1936 to the late Joe Franklin and Sea Willow Johnson Brock. He was past owner and president of United Carpet Services Inc. in the Memphis, TN area, […]


Elbert Ray Madewell

June 8, 2020

Mr. Elbert Ray Madewell, 73, passed from this life Saturday June 6, 2020 at Saint Thomas Highlands Hospital in Sparta. A Van Buren County native, Ray was born January 12, 1947 to the late Isaac Elbert and Audrey Gladys Simmons Madewell. Ray was of the Messianic Faith, loved the outdoors fishing, hunting, working in his […]


Stephen Charles Biller

May 28, 2020

Mr. Stephen Charles Biller, 54, of Spencer passed away Tuesday May 19, 2020. He was born, in Clearwater, FL, on November 24, 1965 to the late Harry and Mary Parrish Biller. He was a self-employed mechanic. He is survived by his sister; Patricia Caley of Clearwater, FL, companion; Teresa Bowden of Spencer, stepdaughter; Shannon Biller […]


Robert Earl Bigham, Jr.

May 28, 2020

Robert Earl Bigham, Jr., 74, passed away Friday May 22, 2020 at River Park Hospital. He was born on June 25, 1945, in Temple, Texas, to the late Robert Earl and Doris Linder Bigham. He was a self-employed painter and worked in construction. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by sisters; […]


Jerry Wayne Madewell

May 28, 2020

Jerry Wayne Madewell, 72, of Sparta, TN passed away Tuesday May 26, 2020 at Parkwest Hospital in Knoxville, TN. Jerry was born March 23, 1948 to the late Sherrly and Goldie Priest Madewell. He was a self-employed logger and was of the Church of Christ faith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in […]


Harry Truman Rogers

May 19, 2020

Mr. Harry Truman Rogers 72, passed from this life Sunday May 17, 2020, at his Phifer Mine Road residence, from a brief illness. A Van Buren County native, Truman was born on January 10, 1948, the eighteenth child of the late Daniel and Zadie Davis Rogers. A retired machine operator, Truman loved his God, family, […]


David Matthew Dresdner

May 14, 2020

Mr. David Matthew Dresdner, 85, passed from this life Sunday May 10, 2020 at Cookeville Regional Hospital. David was born in Montreal, Canada on May 2, 1935 to the late Max and Christina MacDonald Dresdner. He was retired from being self-employed in the Bio-Medical Engineering field and was of the Catholic faith. David loved living […]


Elsie Wilma Banker Potter

May 8, 2020

Mrs. Elsie Wilma Banker Potter, 72, passed away Thursday May 7, 2020 at Cumberland House Hospice in Crossville. A Van Buren County native, Wilma was born on October 8, 1947 to the late Kate Banker and she was a member of Midway Church of Christ. Wilma is survived by her loving husband; Tommy Potter of […]


Mark Anthony Eller

May 8, 2020

Mr. Mark Anthony Eller, 62, passed away Sunday May 3, 2020 at Highlands Medical Center in Sparta. A White County native Mark was born May 3, 1958 to Alton Loyd Eller and Mildred Pryor Eller Davis both preceding him in death. Mark enjoyed fishing, classic cars, NASCAR and anything outdoors. He was self employed and […]


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