Jimmy “Rae” Southerland, 73, of Greeneville, passed away Saturday, July 30th, 2022 at his home, surrounded by family. Mr. Southerland was a member of Bridges Chapel Church of God and attended as long as his health permitted. He was a very hard working man that enjoyed farming, raising cows and tobacco. He also loved playing and spending time with his grandchildren. He worked at TRW-Ross Gear/Parker Hannifin for 37 years. He loved his work and the strong friendships of the people who had the pleasure of working with him. He is survived by his Wife: Janice Southerland, Daughter and Son-in-law: Jacqueline and James Hooper, Grandchildren: Jayden Hooper, Alyssa Hooper and Evelyn Hooper, Father: Robbie “Bud” Southerland, Mother-In-law: Evelyn Cansler, Brothers and their spouses: Dennis and Diana Southerland, R.T. and Barbara Southerland, Brothers-in-law, Sisters-in-law and their spouses:\nRobert “Bert” Cansler Jr., David Cansler, Rebecca and Dean Hill, Darlene and Gary Carter, \nSeveral nieces, nephews and special friends. Preceded in death by his Mother: Lennis Southerland, Father-in-law: Robert “Bob” Cansler. Pallbearers will be Brad Southerland, Caleb Southerland, Charles Southerland, Benson Southerland, Mike Cansler, and Phil Peters. The family extends a Special Thanks to: Dr. Ken Nickle, Dr. Harold Helderman, and the staff of Amedysis Hospice. The family will receive friends from 1-3 and 5-7 pm Wednesday at Jeffers Funeral Chapel at Afton with the service to follow at 7pm in the Funeral Chapel, The graveside service will be held at 11 am Thursday in GraceLand Memorial Gardens. Pastor Bobby Hollingsworth and Pastor Clarence Gammill will officiate. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children PO Box 947765, Atlanta, GA 30394 or American Kidney Fund 11921 Rockville Pike suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852.