Phoebe E. Fridley1

F, #21181, b. 14 Oct 1919, d. 23 May 2013
Pheobe E. Fridley Layton
Image credit: obituary photo, 2013
FatherJames William R. 'Willie' Fridley1 b. 27 Jul 1883, d. 28 Sep 1970
MotherAgnes Miller1 b. 8 Dec 1883, d. 28 Sep 1939
Birth*14 Oct 1919 Phoebe was born at Putney, Kanawha Co, WV, on 14 Oct 1919.2,1,3 
 She was the daughter of James William R. 'Willie' Fridley and Agnes Miller.1 
(Witness) Census14 Jan 1920 Phoebe E. Fridley appeared on the census of 14 Jan 1920 in the household of James William R. 'Willie' Fridley and Agnes Miller at Putney Pct, Kanawha Co, WV.1 
(Witness) Census15 Apr 1930 Phoebe E. Fridley appeared on the census of 15 Apr 1930 in the household of James William R. 'Willie' Fridley and Agnes Miller at Malden Dist, Kanawha Co, WV.1 
Marriage* She married Harry Layton.1 
Residence28 Sep 1939 She resided at Spring Fork, Kanawha Co, WV, on 28 Sep 1939.4 
Census*24 Apr 1940 Phoebe E. Fridley and Harry Layton appeared on the census as head of household at Spring Fork, Kanawha Co, WV, on 24 Apr 1940.1 
Residence28 Sep 1970 She resided at Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, on 28 Sep 1970.5 
Residence*18 Dec 2007 She resided at Campbells Creek, Kanawha Co, WV, on 18 Dec 2007.6 
Death*23 May 2013 Phoebe died on 23 May 2013 at Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, Kanawha Co, WV, at age 93.
Phoeba (Fridley) Layton, 93 of Campbells Creek, went home to be with the Lord on May 23, 2013 at CAMC Memorial Hospital. She was surrounded by family and friends.
Phoeba was born October 14, 1919 to the late William and Agnes Fridley. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her devoted husband of more than 60 years, Harry Layton and two children, Phyllis Layton and Ray Layton. She was also preceded in death by nine siblings, Ellen Isaac, Dorothy Layton, Dolly Carpenter, Ruby Gatens, Jean Elkins, Ernestine Thompson, Ulysses Fridley, Vineyard "Sameul" Fridley and Earl Fridley, as well as multiply nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly.
She was an active member of Spring Fork Missionary Baptist Church, where she was a former member of the church choir and the ladies circle and also taught Sunday School for many years. She loved her church family and was a blessing to all who knew her.
She is survived by her five loving children, Marilyn Hudnall (Bernard) of St. Albans, Roy Layton (Joyce) of Campbells Creek, Harry Wayne Layton (Frances) of Oak Hill, Shirley Wilson (Rev. Randall) of Campbells Creek and Danny Layton (Linda) of Campbells Creek; and eight grandchildren, Roger Hudnall of St. Albans, Tana Tolley (Rich) of Hurricane, Terry Layton (Lynda) of Walton, Lisa Payne (John "JJ") of Snellville, Ga., Molly Kinsey (John) of Emporia, VA. Tina Layton of Campbells Creek, Julie Meadows (Jeremiah) of Campbells Creek and Melissa Carter (Stacy) of Campbells Creek. Also surviving are 11 great grandchildren, Cassandra Hudnall of St. Albans, Jeffrey "Jay" Layton of Cleveland, Ohio, Brandon Layton of Snellville, GA., Frankie Layton of Snellville, Ga., Donte Layton of Oak Hill, Ashley Layton of Walton, Marissa Tolley of Hurricane, Daniel Layton of Campbells Creek, Graceion Meadows of Campbells Creek, Tasha McMillan of Campbells Creek and Johnee Loggins of Campbells Creek; two step-great grandchildren, Rebekah Kinsey of Emopria, VA. and Sarah Carter (Greg) of Corbin, Ky; as well as four great great grandchildren, Colton Kuba of St. Albans and Hunter Carter, Kennedy Loggins and Maci Loggins all of Campbells Creek. Phoeba is also survived by several special nieces who helped care for her on a daily basis. Faye Woody (Stanton) of St. Albans and Kay Bell, Etta Keeney and Kaitlyn Keeney all of Campbells Creek.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the outstanding caregivers and nursing staff of CAMC Memorial, expecially Sarah, Bridget, and Nicole on the Clinical Decision Unit, for their kindness and compassion during this difficult time.2 

Census Records Summary

Enumeration DateCensus LocationHousehold Members
14 Jan 1920Putney Pct, Kanawha Co, WVJames William R. 'Willie' Fridley, Agnes Miller, Clora Ellen Fridley, Dolly Cecil Fridley, Laura Fridley, Eva Mae Fridley, Dortha Fridley, Eugena 'Jean' W. M. Fridley, Ulyses George Fridley, Ruby Virginia Fridley and Phoebe E. Fridley1
15 Apr 1930Malden Dist, Kanawha Co, WVJames William R. 'Willie' Fridley, Agnes Miller, Eugena 'Jean' W. M. Fridley, Ulyses George Fridley, Ruby Virginia Fridley, Phoebe E. Fridley, Ernestine Fridley, Earl Cleveland Fridley and Samuel Vineyard Fridley1
24 Apr 1940Spring Fork, Kanawha Co, WVHarry Layton and Phoebe E. Fridley1

Family

Harry Layton b. circa 1918
Marriage* She married Harry Layton.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] 1790-1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule, online at ancestry.com.
  2. [S237] Obituary, Phoeba Fridley Layton, Malden (WV) Stevens & Grass Funeral Home, online at http://stevensandgrass.tributes.com/our_obituaries/…, accessed January 2017.
  3. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,, Phyllis Jean Layton.
  4. [S237] Obituary, Mrs. William Fridley (Agnes Miller Fridley), Charleston (WV) Gazette, Thursday, 28 September 1939.
  5. [S237] Obituary, James William Fridley, Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, Tuesday, 29 September 1970.
  6. [S237] Obituary, Ulyses George Fridley, Malden (WV) Stevens & Grass Funeral Home, online at http://stevensandgrass.tributes.com/our_obituaries/…, accessed January 2017.
  7. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.