Betty L Layfield, 74 - Elizabeth

Betty L. Layfield, 74 of Elizabeth, West Virginia, went to be with the Lord on May 24, 2009 at Camden Clark Memorial Hospital.

She was born April 15, 1935 in Wirt County the daughter of the late Chester and Clover (Valentine) Bell.

She was a homemaker and a life long member of the Pine Twist Baptist Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family, making quilts, camping, reading and collecting cookbooks.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Curtis "Luke" Layfield; four children, Patsy (Randy) McClung, Jeff (Toni) Layfield, Tracy Joan Layfield all of Elizabeth and Scott (Sally) Layfield of Vienna; two grandchildren, Matthew McClung and Reagan Layfield; one brother, Bill Bell; and 3 sisters, Dorothy Ash, Alma Lee Morris and Sharon Hutchinson all of Elizabeth, WV.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one brother, Carl Bell.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 27 at Matheny Whited Funeral Home, Elizabeth with Pastor Bricle Douglas and Rev. Dean Ash officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday May 26 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. until time of the service.

Memorial Donations can be made to: The Wirt County EMS Services, PO Box 448, Elizabeth, WV 26143.