Alton, IL


Vivian C. Layton

Vivian C. Layton, age 52, passed away at 6:34 pm on Friday, February 9, 2018, at her residence.

She was born on November 27, 1965, in Alton, IL, the daughter of Helen (Clark) Smith of East Alton and the late Troy Smith. Vivian was married to Glenn A. Layton on October 1, 1981 in St. Louis, MO. He survives.

Vivian attended the Meadowbrook 1st Assembly of God Church. She enjoyed animals, making crafts, puzzles, board games, mushroom hunting and spending time with family and friends, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her mother Helen; husband Glenn; four children, Natasha (Frank) Romine of Cottage Hills, Angel (Matthew) Armstrong of Bethalto, Jenna Layton and fiancé Austin Hartmann of Cottage Hills and Jeremy Layton of Wood River; grandchildren, Franky Allen Romine, Samuel Parker Romine, Tessa Marie Romine and one grandchild on the way; four sisters, Cathy Brownlee of Cottage Hills, Rosemarry Courtise of Wood River, Janie Hanneken of Cottage Hills and Toni Smith and fiancé Shaun Harrop of East Alton.

Vivian is preceded in death by her father and three brothers, Wade, James and Tony Smith.

Visitation will be from 9:30 am until time of service at 11:00 am Tuesday, February 10, 2018, at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto with Pastor Terry McKinzie officiating. Burial will follow at Bethalto United Methodist Cemetery in Bethalto.

Memorials may be made to the funeral home in care of the family to help with funeral expenses.

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