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Jessie Mack Layne

Obituary Date: Thursday, April 7, 2016

Jessie Mack Layne age 65 of Dahlonega, passed Thursday, April 7, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.  Mr. Layne was preceded by his father Floyd Layne, mother Alice Lockhart Layne Skeens, and brother Hansel Layne.

Jessie is survived by his spouse of 43 years, Karen Grizzle Layne; son Jeremy (Allison) Layne of Dahlonega; daughter Suzanne (Tim) Boulware of Dahlonega; grandchildren Douglas Boulware, Ethan Layne, Lily Boulware, Alice Boulware, and Maddie Layne all of Dahlonega; Goddaughter Alexandra Anne Blair of Wilmore, KY; Sister-in-law Nina Layne of Dahlonega; Brother Arley (Peggy) Layne of Normantown, WV; Sister Dreama (Roy) Parsons of Russell, KY; Brother Walter (Karen) Layne of Ashland,KY; Brother-in-law Kenneth (Elaine) Grizzle of Dunwoody, GA. 

Jessie was a faithful and loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle, brother, brother-in-law, and friend.  He especially delighted in being a PaPa and coloring Easter eggs for his favorite holiday.  He honorably served his country in the U. S. Army and was a two-time Vietnam Veteran.  His career in law enforcement spanned more than 30 years with the majority of his service at the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Department.  Positions of service at Forsyth County included Deputy, Lieutenant, Captain, and Major over a period of 16 years (1981-1996).  Other law enforcement agencies served were City of Dahlonega Police Department, Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Department, Dawson County Sheriff’s Department, City of Ellijay Police Department, and North Georgia College Department of Public Safety.  Jessie was currently employed as the Building Inspector for Lumpkin County and had served in that capacity since 2000.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday April 11, 2016 at 1 pm in the Chapel of Dahlonega Funeral Home.  Dr. Bill Hutcheson of Dahlonega Baptist Church will be officiating.  Rev. Lyman Caldwell and Doug Cochran, special friends of Jessie will be speaking.  Interment will take place at Dahlonega Memorial Park.   Family will receive friends on Sunday April 10th from 2-4 pm and from 6-9pm.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.dahlonegafuneralhome.com

Arrangements by the professional staff of Dahlonega Funeral Home 20 Gibson Road Dahlonega, GA 30533 706-864-DOVE (3683)

Funeral Date
04/11/2016 at 1:00PM
Funeral Information

Funeral Services will be held on Monday April 11, 2016 at 1 pm in the Chapel of Dahlonega Funeral Home.  Dr. Bill Hutche

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