Norman Layne, age 91, of Whitwell died, Monday, November 15, 2021 at his home. He was a pastor for many years and recently attended Wheeler Addition Church of God in Pikeville. He had a passion for mowing yards. He was preceded in death by his wives, Effie Layne and Carolyn Layne; son Harold Layne; daughter, Wanda Ramsey; great-granddaughter, D.J. Hall; parents; and several brothers and sisters. He is survived by his son, Norman "Jerry" (Gail) Layne of Dunlap; daughter-in-law, Lynda Layne of Dunlap; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sister Josephine Wright of Dunlap; several nieces and nephews; and his special goats. Services will be held Sunday, November 21, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. CST in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Gaylen Walraven officiating. Burial will be in Collier Cemetery. Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com. Arrangements are by Reed Funeral Home, 11675 Hwy 28, Whitwell, TN. Visitation will be held Friday, November 19, 2021 from 3:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., Saturday, November 20, 2021 from 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. CDT and Sunday November 21, 2021 from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.