Rosemary Layton

Tuesday, July 2, 2002

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Rosemary Layton, 82, of Perryville died Sunday, June 30, 2002, at Perry County Memorial Hospital.

She was born April 4, 1920, in Perry County, daughter of Louis and Mary McLain Gibbar. She and William L. Layton were married Sept. 17, 1942. He died April 25, 1992.

Layton was an assembler at International Shoe Co. She was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church at Silver Lake, Mo., and American Legion Auxiliary Post 133 in Perryville.

Survivors include two daughters, Rosalie Zoellner of St. Louis, Carole Lukefahr of Perryville; a son, Donald Layton of Perryville; two sisters, Lucille Jannin and Pearl Doll of Perryville; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, three sisters, and a brother.

Friends may call at Young and Sons Funeral Home from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, and Thursday from 6:30 to 9:15 a.m. The wake will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Rose of Lima Church. The Rev. Kevin P. Fausz will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.