Clennis Marie Layberger Lawrence Halstead went to be with our Lord November 12th, 2018, she was 88 years old. Clennis was the daughter of W.W. Layberger and Ada O. Smithson. She was born in Greenville Tennessee. At age 2 her family moved to West Virginia in 1947. She is survived by 6 children, Sandra Gravelle, Davis, WV, Mike and Marge Lawrence, Clintwood, VA, Kay and John Hawks, Clover, SC, Elsie Messenger, Davis, WV, Floyd and Cathie Lawrence, Davis, WV, Murray and Vickie Lawrence, St. George, WV. Also a host of nieces and nephews. She has 14 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by 4 Brothers, Jim, Eston, Murray, and Billly Joe, 2 grandchildren, Shane and Joey Gravelle, 2 great-grandchildren, Brian Hagedorn and Heaven'ly Richardson. Growing up we didn't have a lot of money but we had a lot of love. Mom was a great cook and one of her greatest loves was having huge dinners for all of her family and friends. Her family and friends knew she was always there for us. She shared whatever she had and we had so much love.
Friends will be received at Hinkle Funeral Home, Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 from 4:00-8:00 PM. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM, Thursday, November 15th at Hinkle Funeral Chapel with Rev. Larry Idleman officiating. She will be laid to rest at Beuna Cemetery in Canaan Valley. Mom loved the Lord and after 8 years of suffering from Alzheimer's she is finally at peace.