Vernon was a native of Mobile, Alabama, and a longtime resident of Johnson City. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. A.U. Linam of Mobile and later Johnson City. Vernon was a graduate of Murphy High School in Mobile and the University of South Alabama. He served honorably in the United States Air Force. As a retiree of the Tennessee Department of Human Services, he had served faithfully in Adult Protective Services. Vernon is survived by his brother, John, a sister-in-law, a niece and a nephew, 2 great nephews and a great niece, all of whom live in Virginia.
Mr. Linam and his family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Services, Johnson City. Memories and condolences may be shared on our website at; www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Services is honored to serve the Linam Family, 3001 Peoples Street, Johnson City, TN 37604 (423-610-7171)