Deweese, Laymond Hampton

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Laymond Hampton Deweese, 82, of Elliston, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 31, 2007. He was born July 29, 1924 in Floyd County to the late Trigg Preston and Laura Bowles Deweese. He was preceded in death by six brothers. He was retired from the Old Virginia Brickyard.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Mavis Collins Deweese; sons Wayne Deweese and wife, Carolyn of Clovis, New Mexico, Roger Deweese, Sr., Thomas Deweese and wife Judy, and Mike Deweese and wife, Karen, all of Elliston; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren ; one great-great-grandchild; sisters, Violet Craighead of Salem, Jo Barksdale and husband, Bill of Rocky Mount and Lois Rock and husband, Lewis of Salem; a brother, Hubert Deweese and wife, Ocelia of Floyd; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted Tuesday, April 3, 2007 at 2 p.m. at Simpson Funeral Home, Elliston Chapel. Interment will follow in Restvale Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday, April 2, 2007 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Simpson Funeral Home, Elliston Chapel, 268-2007.