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50th Anniversary
Mr. & Mrs. Ross W. Layman

by Ruth Walsh
Sherman Democrat, Nov. 25, 2001
LAYMAN - 50TH - Whitewright - Mr. and Mrs. Ross W. Layman of Whitewright
will be honored between 2 and 4 p.m. Dec. 2 at the "Celtic Inn" in
Whitewright with an open house in celebration of their 50th wedding
   Hosts will be their son and daughter-in-law, Janiece and Michael
Lankford, all of Whitewright and their six grandchildren and their spouses,
April, Amy and Austin Layman, all of Whitewright, Jennifer and John Sinor
and Jason and Priscilla Lankford, all of Sherman and Michelle and Marcus
Glover of Honey Grove.
   The couple married Dec. 22, 1951 in Denison with the bride's grandfather,
the Rev. W.B. Higgins, officiating.  Attendants were James and Joyce Howell.
   Betty Layman is the former Betty Meek of Gordonville, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Alvin Meek.  She attended Bells Schools, was employed by Carl's Sausage and is now a homemaker.
   Ross Layman was born in Ely Community, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie
Layman.  He attended Whitewright schools, was employed by Carl's Sausage and is retired.
   The couple are members of the First Baptist Church of Whitewright, enjoy
spending time with their grandchildren, traveling and camping with friends.
(research note:  Ross Layman's parents Mable Bertha Blanton and Charlie
Layman were married 9-3-1911.  His maternal grandparents were Thomas
Jefferson Blanton and Eliza Jane Smith.

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