- "LAYMAN, THURSIA - 99, died Saturday at the Sevier County Medical Center. She was a member of the Burchfield Methodist Chapel Church. Survivors: nieces and nephews. Funeral 4:00 p.m. Sunday at Burchfield Chapel. Rev. Lowell Parrott officiating. Burial in church cemetery. The body will lie in state from 3:30-4:00 p.m. at the church. BROWN'S, Newport, in charge."
"Thursia Layman, 99, Dies""Miss Thursia Layman, age 99, died August 11, at the Sevier County Medical Center following a lingering illness. She was a member of the Burchfield Methodist Chapel Church. She is survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were conducted from the Burchfield Methodist Chapel Church Sunday at 4:00 p.m. with Rev. Lowell Parrott officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Jack Wilson, Dean Williams, Willie Chaney, Asas Layman, James Layman, and Wallace Layman as pallbearers. Brown's in charge."
"SECTION B -- PAGE 2 TUESDAY APRIL 1, 1975Five Generations Celebrate Aunt's 95thFive generations of the Lamon family were on hand to help Miss Thursa Lamon celebrate her 95th birthday March 21st at the Sevier County Nursing Home. Present to help in the celebration were little Kristi Dance, her great great great-niece, Mrs. Norris (Becky) Dance, great great-niece, Mrs. Talmadge Hill (Faye) great niece, and Clarence Fatzel, nephew. The birthday cake was a gift from Becky. Miss Lamon, born and raised in the Byrd's Crossroads Community, Sevierville, is the daughter of the late Asa Lamon and Deborah Lewis Lamon. She had five sisters and three brothers, belongs to the Burchfield Memorial Methodist Church, and enjoys cooking, quilting, and housekeeping. Miss Lamon's father was a Union soldier in the Civil War and her "special" friend, a veteran of World War I, was killed in the service."[Photo with article shows all the named persons.]