American Veteran 01

James Gwendolyn Layton

July 19, 1930 ~ November 20, 2021 (age 91)

Obituary

James Gwendolyn Layton, age 91, of Quinlan, Texas. Visitation on Saturday, December 4th, 2021, at 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M., Service to follow at 12:00 P.M., in the Chapel of Ingram Funeral Home. Interment following the service at Shanks Cemetery at County Rd. 950, Teague, Texas 75860. 

Gwen was born to James Floyd Layton and Lela Etta Bell on July 19, 1930, in Freestone County, Texas. He enjoyed farming and gardening, he was a master of grower the largest and sweetest onions, he also mastered the art of growing tomatoes. And he taught gardening.  Gwen had many talents that he mastered, and he could fix anything that was broken, and would make wood and metals, a piece of art. He was a perfectionist and built his own house, while enjoying his boat and telling fish stories. He was a member of the Lake Tawakoni Camping Club. Some knew him as husband, father, brother, grandfather.

Survived by sons; Brad, Kent, Randy and wife Debra of Quinlan, Gwen G. and wife Ann of Morgan Mills, brothers; Paul Ray of Waco, Johnny Joe and wife  Evenda of Teague, grandchildren; James Lloyd and wife Rachael of Bryan Texas, Christopher Michael and wife Marta of Herdon Virginia, Lauren White and husband Travis of Quinlan, and Cy Randal and wife Anna of Princeton Texas, Cynthia Shelton and husband Dr. Bob of Collinsville Texas, and Gary Layton and wife of Morgan Mills Texas. 6 greatgrandchildren and one on the way and one great-greatgrandchild.

Preceded in death by his wife Ruth a Layton, brother, Donald Layton, and parents, James and Lela.

The man that had plenty to do will be missed by everyone that knew and loved him.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
December 4, 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Ingram Funeral Home
P.O Box 2218
Quinlan, TX 75474

Funeral Service
Saturday
December 4, 2021

12:00 PM
Ingram Funeral Home
1462 E. Quinlan Pkwy
Quinlan, Texas 75474

Please note
Interment following the Funeral Service at Shanks Cemetery at County Rd. 950 Teague Texas 75860.
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