Jane W Layfield, 91, went home to be with the Lord on February 2, 2022. She was born in Findlay, Ohio to Walter and Ruth Wellman. In addition to being fiercely about family, Jane was also known as a beautiful artist specializing in watercolors. Many of her friends and family are blessed to have one of her paintings in their homes. Jane also loved to watch football and every Saturday and Sunday she and her son Michael would talk about the games for the day, often texting back and forth during the games. Jane had a special bond with her daughter, Jackie, who lovingly was her primary caretaker. She had a special love for her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
The last several years of her life Jane lived at Christian Care Communities. The staff was professional, kind, and we are so grateful for the care they gave her in her final years of life. Jane was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Jack Layfield and her daughter, Jacqueline Vernon. She is survived by her son, Michael Layfield, and his wife, Tricia Layfield. She was blessed with six grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
Jane was a member of Castleberry Church of Christ. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Services are pending.
Oreda Allen, 71, went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, February 8, 2022. She was born March 15, 1950, in Frankston, Texas to Odell and Bertha Davis Allen. She was a lifelong CNA until she retired, she loved music, gardening, and thrifting, if you knew Reda you know she have a lot of bracelets and rings.
She is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Frenchell Allen; sisters, Jeanette Lovings, Easter Chavers and Bertha Allen. Survived by her loving sisters, Jenell Chavers and May B. Allen along with many loving family and friends.
Memorial Service: 11:00am Friday, February 25, 2022, at Kayo’s, 2512 Miller Ave., Fort Worth, Texas 76105.
Arthur Leroy Wharton, age 62, passed away peacefully Friday, February 11, 2022. He was born July 27, 1959, to the parentage of George Mandel Wharton and Ruby Lee Wharton in Anaheim California. He came to Texas at the age of five attended school in Covington and Itasca. He attended UTA in Arlington and completed his doctrine at USC in California. He moved back to Itasca in 2012. He was a beekeeper, an avid poker player, enjoyed golfing, watching football, baseball and he was a Dallas Cowboy fan, Texas Ranger fan and a Dodgers fan. He enjoyed watching hockey especially the Stars and he loved to travel and enjoyed fishing. Arthur really enjoyed life and spending time with his family, he enjoyed having get togethers for the holidays and especially during the Super Bowl, he had a laugh that lit up the room. Arthur was a very humble guy that made everyone feel welcome and he will be dearly missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mendal and Ruby Wharton. He leaves behind his brother, Donald Wharton of Waco, sisters, Janet Fennell of Itasca and Doris Rankin of San Antonio and a host of nieces and nephews and his beloved dog, Patrick.
Graveside Service will take place Tuesday, February 15, 2022, at 2:00 pm. in Itasca Cemetery, Itasca Texas.