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1934 Cecil 2021

Cecil Lee Layne, Sr.

November 28, 1934 — December 21, 2021

Cecil Lee Layne, Sr., age 87, of Abingdon, passed away on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at his home. He was born November 28, 1934, to the late William Thurston Layne and Hattie Mae Hill Layne in Clintwood, Va. He was formerly employed as an auto-mechanic.

In addition to his parents, Cecil was also preceded in death by his son, “C.J.” Cecil Lee Layne, Jr.; brother, Jerry Layne; and sister, Janett Layne.

He is survived by three children, Ronnie Lee Layne, Brenda Ellen Layne Cox, and Christi Ann Layne; and three siblings, James Layne, Janice Honaker, and Mae Bowman.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, December 23, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at Forest Hills Memory Gardens with Pastor Caleb Holman officiating.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to his cousin, who was a special caring angel, Shirley Hicks and husband, Roy, and Cecil’s home health nurse.

The family of Cecil Lee Layne, Sr. is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service and Crematory, 427 E. Main St., Abingdon, Va. 24210 (276-623-2700).
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Thursday, December 23, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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