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Anna Laymon

Anna Laymon
Anna Faye Laymon, 91, longtime Neosho Falls resident, passed away Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at Allen County Hospital.
Anna Faye was born April 16, 1921, at Garnett, the daughter of Fred and Alta (Drybread) Allen. The family moved to Neosho Falls in 1931.
In 1938, Anna Faye married Wayne W. Laymon and they always made their home in Neosho Falls where she operated her own restaurant for a number of years. Mr. Laymon preceded her in death on Dec. 21, 1980. She moved to Yates Center about 20 years ago.
Anna Faye loved to cook, dance, work in her yard and attend yard sales. She was a member of Neosho Falls United Methodist Church, American Legion Auxiliary and VFW Auxiliary.
Survivors are one son, Kenneth Wayne Laymon, Neosho Falls; one sister, Josie Weiland, Neosho Falls; two grandsons, Michael Laymon, Yates Center, and Kim Laymon, Iola; seven great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Clarence Allen and Lewis Allen.
Graveside service will be at 2 p.m., Monday, at Cedarvale Cemetery, Neosho Falls.
Memorial choice is Friends For Life and may be left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola, which is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.

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