Bernie Layne 83 years old of Kimper, Ky. entered into rest on September 5, 2021 at the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington, Ky.
Born September 19, 1937 at Pikeville, Ky. a daughter of the late John F. Thacker and Hattie Parker Thacker. In addition to her parents she was preceded by her husband Thomas Layne, a son Bobby Layne , Brothers Thaniel, Jimpy, and Berry Thacker all of Jonican, Ky., sisters Celia Slone, Polly Slone and Nancy Slone.
Bernie was a homemaker and mother and grandmother. A Christian, she was a member of the Little Flock Old Regular Baptist Church. She loved to sew and work in her yard. She was an excellent cook. She was a U.K. Basketball Fan. Her biggest joy was spending time with her family and friends.
Those left to honor her memory and mourn her passing is her daughter Linda (Chad) Potter of Kimper, Ky. Her grandsons Jacob Fyffe of Ashland, Ky. and Bradyn Potter of Kimper, Ky. She is also survived by brothers Theodore Thacker of Ohio and John Thacker Jr. of Pikeville, Ky.
Visitation for Bernie will begin Saturday September 11, 2021 at the Cedar Bottom Old Regular Baptist Church at Hurricane Creek, Kimper, Ky. 6:00 P.M. there will be special services on Saturday and Sunday night at 7:00 P.M. Funeral Services will be Monday September 13, 2021 at 11 A.M. with Dan L. Thacker and others officiating. Interment will be at the Layne Cemetery #2 at Kimper, Ky.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Jones and West Funeral Home of Phelps, Ky. The guestbook may be signed at www.joneswestfh.com.
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