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August 05, 2020

Laura Jean Layton

1956 - 2020

Laura Jean Layton, 64, of Brookston, passed away on July 26.? Heaven gained another angel, one of the ?Boren 5.?

Funeral services were held July 29, at Blossom Church of God with Rev. Benny Dollins and Rev. Tony Vanderwilt officiating.? Interment followed at Evergreen Cemetery.?

Beloved wife, mother, NeNe, daughter, sister, and friend, Laura was the rock of the family.? She was the picture taker, family get-together coordinator, and the calm one of the family.? She was born in Paris, on February 23, 1956 to Oliver Dee and Betty Haley Boren. She graduated from Delmar High School in 1974 and married the love of her life, Lonnie Layton. The couple built a life together of 46 years.

Laura retired from the Tijerina & Dunnington Clinic after a career of 33 years.? She also helped manage the family business, Tire City.? Laura loved life and loved people, leaving behind a host of friends. Her pride and joy were her grandchildren, and she went to every ballgame and dance recital they were involved in.

She is survived by her husband, Lonnie Layton; children, Eric Layton and wife Kerri, Lonna Lewis and husband Bubba; grandchildren, Emma Layton, Ali Layton, Blake Lewis and Tyson Lewis; mother, Betty Haley Boren; brothers, Roger Boren, Randy Boren; sisters, Beverly Boren, Sharri Stogner.

She was preceded in death by her father, Oliver Dee Boren.

Serving as Pallbearers were Shawn Burns, Courtney Farmer, Stevie Cope, Greg Newsom, Jesse Freelen, James Proctor, Cody Pool and Marcus Lawrence.

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