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Shirley Johnson

Shirley Goss Johnson

11/26/1935 ~ 04/25/2018

Services will be held: 04/28/2018

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Carole K. Mathis

09/28/1940 ~ 04/24/2018

Services will be held: 04/28/2018

Peggy Massey Obit Photo

Peggy Ann Massey

08/16/1957 ~ 04/23/2018

Services will be held:

Whitehead obit photo

Josiah Royce Whitehead

9/25/1932 ~ 04/20/2018

Services will be held: 04/28/2018

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

James Reese Collins

12/14/1938 ~ 04/20/2018

Services will be held: 04/24/2018

Sharon Korb Obit Photo

Sharon Ann Korb

08/20/1948 ~ 04/19/2018

Services will be held: 04/23/2018

Betty Lee obit photo

Betty Lou Lee

06/08/1942 ~ 04/17/2018

Services will be held: 04/19/2018

john compos photo

John Alex Compos

11/25/1940 ~ 04/15/2018

Services will be held: 04/19/2018

Micheal Layton

David Micheal Layton

11/21/2000 ~ 05/31/2017

Micheal Layton, 16, passed away on May 31, 2017. Micheal was a native of Florence, S.C. but was raised in Garner. He is the son of Vance and Nina Layton. Micheal was an aspiring artist.


He is survived by his parents, Vance and Nina Wright Layton; aunt and uncle Tammy and Bobby Whitley; uncle, Robert G. Wright, Sr. ; cousin, Jessica and Terry Weatherly and extended family.


The family will receive friends and relatives Sunday June 4, 2017 from 4 – 6 PM at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner.



4-6 PM

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner


No service


  1. Debra neal

    So sorry for your lost prayers for the family

  2. Carlos and kym Melvin

    Praying that your family may have peace during this sad time. Loss of a child is never easy. He will be missed by the neighborhood children.

  3. Arleen O'Neal

    My prayers are with you and Nina. May Micheal rest in peace!

  4. Kathy Wright

    Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. Carol Williams

    So sorry for your loss. I can’t even imagine what you’re going through. May God give you strength and comfort.

  6. Mary L. Davis

    Vance & Nina i am so very sorry for your loss, I pray God gives you both the strength to get thru this very difficult time. You and all your family and friends will be in my thoughts and prayers. May God continue to hold you in his arms.

  7. Rhonda Nunn

    Michael has left his mark on the world and will never be forgotten. God has another angel..he will be truly missed..Prayers for your family during this difficult time..

  8. Philip and April

    So sorry for your loss.

  9. Gavin carlson

    You were a good man. And a amazing friend. My condolences to the family . May he Rest In Peace

  10. Danielle Winters

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you , Vance and Nina. God bless you and your family.
    Rest In Peace Michael!!!

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