RALEIGH - Earnestine "Poppy" Hope Layton, 67, died Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016 at her home.A funeral service was held Monday, Jan. 4, in the chapel of Strickland Funeral Home. Burial followed at Duke Memorial Baptist Church cemetery.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Elizabeth Layton, and a half sister, Louise Boone.
Surviving: sister, Annette Roberson (Larry); half sisters, Marie Chadwick, Mavis Nelms and Sue Leonard (Darrel); half brothers, Buck (Clara), Julius (Jennie) and Jimmy (Irene) Layton; half-sisters, Marie Chadwick, Mavis Nelms and Sue Leonard (Darrel); half-brothers, Buck (Clara), Julius (Jennie) and Jimmy (Irene) Layton; a number of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Duke Memorial Baptist Church, 3976 NC Hwy. 581, Spring Hope, NC 27882.
Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg, www.stricklandfuneralhome.net.