Obituary for Fri., Oct. 13, 2017

Published 2:46 am Friday, October 13, 2017

Layton Earl Mathews

Layton Earl Mathews, 80, of Fort Mill, S.C., a Sun City resident and native of Andalusia, passed away on Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, at White Oak Manor in York, S.C.

Layton was a son of the late Robert “Curt” Mathews and Eula Mae Duke Mathews. He served 27 ½ years in the U.S. Marine Corp and graduated from Douglas MacArthur State Technical College in Opp. He was a member of Harmony Baptist Church in Andalusia.

Layton is survived by his wife of 60 years, Margaret Jones Mathews; son, Layton Edward Mathews (Angelyn); brothers, Joe Mathews (Marlene), Charles Mathews (Judy); brother-in-law, Jim Harrigan; grandchildren, Amber Ammons, Ann Margaret Mathews; great-grandchildren, Brooklyn, Jonathan, and Addison Ammons.

In addition to his parents, Layton was preceded in death by his daughter, Sabrina Mathews, and sister, Evelyn Harrigan.

Memorials may be made to Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery in Andalusia, at 20932 Co Rd 70 Andalusia, AL 36421, or to Hospice and Community Care at 2275 India Hook Rd, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

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Bratton Funeral Home in York, S.C., is serving the Mathews family.