Mount Vernon News
  • John T. Layton

  • December 7, 2010

SUNBURY — John T. Layton, 83, of Sunbury, died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010.

He was born June 2, 1927, in Preston County, W.Va., to the late Thomas and Harriett (Bowmar) Layton. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in World War II and Korea.

Survived by his wife, Wanda (Kennedy) Layton; son, Larry Layton; daughter, Deborah Saunders; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers, Perry Layton, Charles Layton, Dale Layton; sisters, Lovell Pyle, Nellie Salyers, Shirley Johnson and Roxie Basford.

Preceded in death by three sisters and three brothers.

Friends may call Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury. Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Sunbury United Methodist Church, 100 W. Cherry St., Sunbury. Interment in the Sunbury Memorial Park with military honors.

Memorial contributions to Sunbury United Methodist Church or HomeReach Hospice, 561 W. Central Ave., Delaware, OH 43015. Condolences at

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