Betty J. Layle

December 12, 1922 - December 15, 2007 

Betty J. Layle

December 12, 1922 - December 15, 2007 

Obituary for Betty J. Layle

Betty J. Layle



Ionia



Age 85, passed away on Saturday, December 15, 2007. She was born on December 12, 1922 in Ionia the daughter of Milton and Iva (Hill) Decker. Betty graduated from the Ionia High School in 1940. She worked for 20 years at the Federal Land Bank in Ionia. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Ionia. She married Chester C. Layle in 1972 in Ionia. Betty is preceded in death by her husband, Chester “Chet” Layle; sister, Donna Higgins; nieces, Shirley Brown and Judy Higgins; and nephew, Dennard Higgins. Surviving are her nephew, Wayne Brown; niece, Judi Higgins; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 18, 2007 at the First United Methodist Church, Ionia; with Pastor Larry Brown officiating. Interment will follow at Orleans Twp. Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Monday, December 17, 2007 at the Schrauben-Lehman Funeral Home, 220 Rich St., Ionia. Contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Betty’s name. Online condolences may be made at www.schraubenlehman.com.

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