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Burton Layne Parker

Tullahoma - Burton Layne Parker, age 70, of Tullahoma, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2019, at home. He was born in Nashville, Tennessee the son of the late Jack Parker and Clara Painter Hill.

Layne was married to his high school sweetheart Joyce Mason Parker for over 50 years. Layne worked for American Can for forty years before retiring. Layne attended Tullahoma First Church of the Nazarene. Layne is best described as a devoted family man and provider. His wife, daughter and two grandsons were his world. Layne spent his last evening on earth surrounded by family and friends while celebrating the wedding of one of his grandsons.

In addition to his parents, Layne was preceded in death by his twin brother Wayne Parker and sister Jackie Parker Keese. He is survived by his loving wife, Joyce Mason Parker; doting daughter, Paige Parker Gunn (Tullahoma); twin grandsons, Colton (Katie) Gunn of Manchester and Parker Gunn of Tullahoma; brother, Jack Parker (Dakin) of Tullahoma; sister, Pat Phipps of Tullahoma; sister, Susan (James) Dotson of Estill Springs; brother Chris (Barbara) Hill of Morrison; son-in-law, Tony Gunn of Tullahoma; numerous nieces and nephews who will miss him very much.

Visitation will be held at Tullahoma Funeral Home on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, from 5:00 until 8:00 PM.
Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at 2:00 PM. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery. Pastor Jimmy Wright of Tullahoma First Church of the Nazarene will be officiating.


Starts: 5/21/19 at 5:00pm
Ends: 5/21/19 at 8:00pm
Tullahoma Funeral Home
Tullahoma, TN 37388

Funeral Service
Starts: 5/22/19 at 2:00pm
Tullahoma Funeral Home
Tullahoma, TN 37388

Starts: 5/22/19 at 3:00pm
Oakwood Cemetery
Tullahoma , TN 37388


Sandra Carson Irvin says:


I am so sorry for your loss. Layne and I worked together at Wynne Office Supply. I saw him once when I came home. He was helping
Ed at his going out of business sale. He will be truly missed.

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