Palmer – Mr. Jerry Allen “Blue” Shrum, 65, passed away Tuesday March 20, 2018 at his home. He was born in Whitwell, Tennessee on September 24, 1952 to Howard and Opal Crabtree Shrum who preceded him in death along with his brothers, Howell Franklin and Howard Sonny Shrum; sister, Pauline Clifton.
He was a operating engineer at AEDC and a United States Navy Veteran.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Anne Miller Shrum; daughters, Julie (Buddy) Wooten and Kelly Shrum; sisters, Anita Layne, Brenda (Floyd) Jones, Nancy (Frank) Weiss, Carolyn (Larry) Hawkins and Billie Faye (Leo) Boggess; grandchildren, Tyler Nolan, Ian and Tristin Wooten; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Friday in the funeral home chapel with Minister Greg Jones officiating with burial to follow in the Palmer Cemetery with Military Honors provided by Sequatchie Valley Honor Guard. Visitation: 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM Thursday at Layne Funeral Home, Palmer, Tennessee. www.laynefuneralhome.com