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John L. Lay

June 8, 1955 ~ May 27, 2022 (age 66)

Obituary

John L. Lay, age 66 of LaFollette, TN passed away on Friday, May 27, 2022 at U.T. Medical Center.  He was a member of the LaFollette Church of God.

He is preceded in death by his parents Hobert and Evelyn (Murray) Lay; and sisters Geraldine Barnes and Carolyn Arcarco.

He is survived by his loving wife Shelia; daughters Amanda Riggs and husband Lee of LaFollette and Amy Lay of Knoxville; sisters Nalda Smith of Davenport, Florida and Janice Sparks of Cocoa Beach, Florida; brother Jim Lay of Duff, TN; grandchildren Chloe and Caiden Riggs, Ashton Kraemer, Harper Walden, and Jordan Tinker; special friends Larry and Nona Tidwell of Jacksboro, TN; special nieces Debbie Bray of Monroe, Michigan and Stephanie Johnson of Jacksboro, TN; and several other friends and relatives. 

A visitation will be held from 3:00-5:00 PM on Saturday, June 4, 2022, at LaFollette Church of God with the funeral service to follow at 5:00 PM with Rev. Michael Dent and Rev. Wade Walls officiating. 

The family has entrusted the care of John L.  Lay to Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where families matter most”

John’s guest book may be viewed at www.martinwilsonfuneralhome.com

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
June 4, 2022

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
LaFollette Church of God
Jacksboro Pike
La Follette, TN 37766

Funeral Service
Saturday
June 4, 2022

5:00 PM
LaFollette Church of God
Jacksboro Pike
La Follette, TN 37766

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