Ina Dean Mullins Layman, age 85 of Rocky Mount, passed away Tuesday, May 18, 2021. Ina was a mama and granny to many children in the area over the years as well as an avid seamstress and gardener. A member of Fairview Church of the Brethren, she was a light to all who knew her.
Ina was born August 30, 1935 to the late Fred and Antholene Mullins. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her loving husband of 61 years Ivy J. Layman, Jr.; son William Layman; grandson Ivy J. Layman, IV; sister Jean Turman; brothers-in-law Bobby Worley, Jack Turman, Ronnie Layman, and Keith Layman; sister-in-law Jan Layman; and father-in-law and mother-in-law Ivy J. Sr. and Helen Layman.
Surviving are children Ivy J. Layman, III (Lisa) and Kim Burton (Tim); grandchildren April Stovall (Joshua), Chelsea Hall (Doug), Casey Burton, and Sabrina Layman; great-grandchildren Blaize and Tyler Layman, IvyGrace and Raegan Stovall, and Harper, Autumn, and Kristin Hall; sister Shirley Worley; brother Fred Booth Mullins; brother-in-law Kenneth Layman (Donna); and sisters-in-law Audrey Saul (Arnold) and Nettie Jones.
The family would like to thank Ina’s caregivers for their loving devotion as well as AgenaCare and Gentle Shepherd Hospice for their compassion and support.
In lieu of flowers, her family asks that donations be made in her name to Camp Bethel, Camp Scholarships, 328 Bethel Rd., Fincastle, VA 24090. All services will take place at Fairview Church of the Brethren; her family will be receiving friends from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 21 with memorial services and burial to be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 22 with Pastor Jeff Wray officiating. Arrangements by Lynch Conner-Bowman Funeral Home.