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Donna Jean Layne

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Service: 10:00am Fri. January 7th, 2022
Location: South Charleston Freewill Baptist Church

LAYNE, Donna Jean, 63, of Springfield, went to be with the Lord she loved on January 2, 2022 in Springfield Regional Medical Center. She was born June 9, 1958 in Bellefontaine, OH the daughter of Harold E. and Etta Mae (Duffey) Smith. Donna was a member of South Charleston Freewill Baptist Church and was a devout Christian and follower of Jesus. Survivors include three sisters, Diana & Kenneth Dixon, Cathy & Phil Suttles and Connie Smith; nieces and nephews, Amy & David Jones, Brian Dixon, Shane Suttles, Chad & Kristen Suttles and Kyle & Lindsey Suttles and four great nieces and nephews whom she adored, Tyler, Levi, Madison and Hannah. Donna was loved and admired by so many friends and she will be missed by all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her parents. Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 pm on Thursday in the CONROY FUNERAL HOME. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Friday in South Charleston Freewill Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Fletcher Chapel Cemetery. Due to Covid the family requests that masks be worn during the visitation and services. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to The National Kidney Foundation.
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All of of my sympathy to Donna's family ad friends. I am proud to call her my cousin and love her very much. She was such a warm and devoted person to helping others and a joy to be around. She made a positive impact on many many lives. I will always treasure many wonderful memories, of her, when growing up with her and through out life. Love cousin Terry

- Terry Smith, Tuesday January 4th, 2022

You will be missed Donna. You had a heart of Gold.

- Carolyn Spradlin , Tuesday January 4th, 2022

Dear Donna, my cousin, and dear friend, I will always cherish the friendship and memories we have shared over the years. I admire how you persevered through so many difficult and challenging times, whether it be with health(enduring years of kidney dialysis, severe pain, etc.) or with personal hardships. And yet you still managed to truly care for others and to be a light for all of us. You would even step in to encourage and offer great guidance to young people you knew. Everyone needs a Donna 😀 I know you played down much of what you went through. You always expressed how grateful you felt, as you said, for your many blessings. And despite how difficult your day could be, you went as far as to say that others have gone through much worse. Thank you Donna for your kindness and friendship! I know you are at peace now and pain-free. To all you family and friends, may God and Donna’s precious memories carry you through this difficult loss. Donna’s love for God will be an inspiration and strength to us all. Sending love and prayers to all of you, 🥰 April

- April, Tuesday January 4th, 2022

So very sorry for your loss, I can tell by Donna's picture was a very kind and warm woman. Donna will be rewarded in heaven.

- Steve Besen , Monday January 3rd, 2022

so sorry for your loss.she will be missed,she was a amazing friend and person

- kristina wilson, Monday January 3rd, 2022

Diana So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family

- Charlie Leath , Monday January 3rd, 2022

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