Linda Louise Ashby Layne, 72, of Alum Creek, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 27, 2009 at Thomas Memorial Hospital, South Charleston, after a short illness. She was preceded in death by her son, Timothy and granddaughter, Amy Ann Walls. Linda was a RN and graduated from the St. Francis School of Nursing and was a member of the Alum Creek Church of Christ.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Edward D.; three children, Pamela S. (Steve) Walls of Yawkey, Edward D. Layne, Jr. of Alum Creek, and Paul A. (Paula) Layne of Sissonville; four grandchildren, A. Danielle Walls, Amber L. Walls Carter, Seth S. Walls and Olivia M. Layne; two great grandchildren, Stevi Cecile Walls Carter and Kendall Nicole Walls; five sisters, Sonia Price, Donna Ballard and Mary Pauley all of Foster, Mildred Casebolt of Nitro and Sandra McCormick of Cedar Grove; one brother, James Ashby of Foster.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 29, 2009 at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek, with Minister Richard Runyan officiating. Burial will be in Forks of Coal Cemetery at Alum Creek, WV. Family and friends may gather on Saturday two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.