Mary Layton

Monday, June 30, 2003

PERRYVILLE, Mo -- Mary L. Layton, 79, of Perryville died Saturday, June 28, 2003, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

She was born Feb. 16, 1924, at Silver Lake, Mo., daughter of Charles Henry and Ethel Loretta Tucker Layton. She first married Lloyd B. Hudson, who died Feb. 14, 1968. She later married James Layton, who died May 9, 1992.

Layton was the owner and operator of Silver Lake Store. She was a member of American Veterans Auxiliary and American Legion Auxiliary.

Survivors include two sons, Joseph Hudson of Louisville, Ky., and John Hudson of Perryville; a daughter, Debra Rottler of Ste. Genevieve, Mo.; three brothers, Clyde Layton of Fredericktown, Mo., Joseph Layton of Perryville and Charles Layton Jr. of St. Louis; a sister, Ann Favier of Perryville; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a grandson and a granddaughter.

Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and from 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday at Young & Sons Chapel at Perryville. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the chapel, with the Rev. Kevin Fausz officiating. Burial will be at the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Cemetery in Silver Lake.