Layne, Dorothy Rupe

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Dorothy Rupe Layne, 85 of Radford, passed away Wednesday, February 7, 2007 in Maryland. Dot was born May 8, 1921 the daughter of the late Max C., Sr. and Gertrude Richards Rupe. She was a faithful member of Carter Street United Methodist Church where she was very active teaching Sunday school and quilting with the Carter St. Quilters. She was retired from Inland Motors with 25 years of service.

Dot was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Robert B. Layne, a daughter, Rebecca L. Kirby, two brothers, Max C. Rupe, Jr. and Jack E. Rupe, and a sister, Mackie Lawton. Survivors include two daughters, Dottie Rupe Layne and Connie Layne Whalen, both of Delaware; a son, John Robert Layne of California; six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, February 15, 2007 at 1:00 p.m. in the Highland Memory Gardens Mausoleum in Dublin with Rev. Kristie Bane officiating.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Wednesday evening at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the Carter St. United Methodist Church. The Layne family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home in Radford