Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


February 21, 2014

Patty Rea Ellington Layfield

Patty Rea (Ellington) Layfield, 86 of Kerens, passed away Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. She was born July 5, 1927 to Clyde and Nena Ellington.

Visitation and services are pending at Kerens Church of Christ with burial at Prairie Point Cemetery in Kerens.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Thomas Earl Layfield, founder of Layfield Construction Company in Kerens.

Patty is survived by daughters Sandy and Matt Simpson, Pamela and Paul Baggett, and Patricia and Ronnie Schultz; and son, Kyle Layfield and Libby; grandchildren, Christi Coleman and husband Kirk, Jeffrey Baggett, Amanda Hand, Chelsea Click and husband Austin, Katherine Schultz and fiancé Will Krech, Caleb Schultz, Alex Layfield and Lauren Layfield; great-grandchildren Tyler Coleman, Hayden Coleman, Dalton Coleman, Kylan Baggett, Ethan Baggett, Lainey Baggett, and Mackenna Hand; brother-in-law Lavelle and Mary Layfield of Athens; sister-in-law Vesper Layfield of Athens and numerous relatives, friends and a number of nieces and nephews.

She will always be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her Christian example was evident to all who met her.

A on-line guest book is available at by selecting the obituary for Mrs. T. E. (Pat) Layfield.

Funeral arrangements under the direction of Griffin - Roughton Funeral Home in Corsicana.


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