Dorothy Marie Layton 1936 - 2010 Hesston
Funeral services for Dorothy Marie Layton, 74, Hesston, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Hesston United Methodist Church. Graveside services and burial will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Greenwood Cemetery, Oatville.
Mrs. Layton died Sunday, March 28, 2010, at her home.
She was born Jan. 30, 1936, in Winchester, the daughter of Marie Josephine and Howard Andrew Broyles. She graduated from Lawrence High School.
Mrs. Layton was an administrative assistant and district business office manager for 12 years at the Haysville Unified School District. She was human resource director for 15 years at the A.C. Houston Lumber Company in Las Vegas. Following her retirement in 1997, she and her husband, Donald, moved to Hesston.
Mrs. Layton was active in the Hesston community. She served as a volunteer at the Newton Medical Center, and as a member of the board of directors for the Harvey County Department of Aging and for the Hesston Area Senior Center. Mrs. Layton was a member of the Hesston United Methodist Church.
She married Melvin Lee Button on April 17, 1954. He preceded her in death.
She later married Donald Morris Layton on Oct. 25, 1985. He survives of the home.
Other survivors include three daughters, Deborah Walton and husband Rick, Wichita, Brenda Groover and husband Don, of Newton, and Terri Headrick and husband Kyle, of Newton; six grandchildren, Liberty Kleeman, Nikki Huntington, Hank Walton, Holly Mies, Tyler Groover and Emma Groover; four great-grandchildren, Jackson and Jordan Kleeman, Laney Mies and Bodie Walton; three brothers, Howard Wendell Broyles and wife Shirley, Homer Lee Broyles and Donald Ray Broyles; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home in Newton.
The family suggests memorials to the Hesston United Methodist Church and Hospice Care of Kansas, sent in care of the funeral home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, KS 67114.
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