Mary Joan Layne

December 23, 1932 - January 27, 2021
Born in Piqua, Ohio
Resided in Centerville, Ohio
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Mary “Joan” Layne, 88, of Piqua, more recently of Centerville, passed away peacefully at 3:22 p.m. Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at Hospice of Dayton. She was born December 23, 1932 in Piqua to the late Clarence and Ruth (McKinley) Moyer. She married Chester F. Layne October 17, 1977 in Defiance; he preceded her in death October 15, 2002.

Survivors include a son, Derf Edsell of Centerville; a daughter, Bambi Grissom of Piqua; six grandchildren, Nichole, Jennifer, Christopher, Justin, Merissa, Calina; and five great grandchildren, Hudson, Hannah, Layne, Darnell, and Jersey. She was preceded in death by one brother, Chalmer Moyer; and one sister, Norma Jean York.

Joan was a 1951 graduate of Piqua Central High School. She attained her certification from the Gemological Institute of America and worked as a Gemologist and Jeweler for Kay Jewelers. She loved spending time with her family, especially when it came to gathering for holidays and hosting meals. She was a proper and classy woman who enjoyed educating others on proper table etiquette and manners. She had a big heart and was always looking out for others.

A service to honor her life will begin at 10:00 a.m. Monday, February 1, 2021 at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Keith A. Gebhart officiating. Burial will follow at Miami Memorial Park, Covington. Visitation will be held Sunday from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Shriner’s Hospital for Children P.O. Box 863765 Orlando, FL 32886. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through





Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home
333 W. High Street
Piqua, OH US 45356
Sunday, January 31, 2021
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home
333 W. High Street
Piqua, OH US 45356
Monday, February 1, 2021
10:00 AM


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