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Erna

Layton

Hoover

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May 26, 2020

Erna Layton Hoover, 82, of 2513 Jackson River Rd., died, Tuesday May 26, 2020 at her residence. Mrs. Hoover was born December 7, 1937 in Bath County, the daughter of the late Donnie F. and Mabel Donovan Layton. In addition to her parents she was preceded by her husband Paul E. Hoover in 2018, two sisters Anita McElwee and Jodi McMann, and a brother Buddy Layton. She was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church where she served as a Sunday School teacher of the Fellowship Class and a member of the choir. She is survived by four daughters Donna Ward and Husband Billy, Cindy Givens, Dreama Jenkins and husband Bink, Paula Boone, and husband Chris all of Covington; eight grandchildren Marcie Hoy and husband Paul, Ryan Jenkins and wife Kari, Michael Boone, Cody Jenkins and wife Heather, Megan Ward, Brittany Jordan, Haley Harris and husband David, and Patrick; 11 great grandchildren Donovan Givens, Cole Hoy, River Jenkins, Wren Jenkins, Quinten Harris, Melody Boone, Dillion Boone, Lacey Boone, Alaina Jordan, and Josiah Jordon. A sister Delma Laclair of Staunton, and several nieces and nephews to include Mike Hoover who was raised in the home. In keeping with the guidelines of the current pandemic crisis, a Graveside service will be held Friday May 29, 2020 at 2:00 PM in the Alleghany Memorial Park with the Rev. Mike Snyder assisted by the Rev. Deb Washer. Memorial donations in Mrs. Hoover's name may be made to the Area 18 Special Olympics at 305 S. Craig Ave. Covington, VA 24426, or the Alleghany County Humane Society 9313 Rich Patch Rd. Covington, VA 24426. Arritt Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Cemetery Information Friday, May 29, 2020 02:00 PM Alleghany Memorial Park 7008 Winterberry Ave. Covington,VA - 24426 Service Friday, May 29, 2020 02:00 PM Alleghany Memorial Park 7008 Winterberry Ave. Covington,VA - 24426
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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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Donna S. Nicely

Apr 20, 2024

Please accept my most sincere sympathy at this difficult time. May God bless you and may his influence live on in the lives he touched along life’s way.

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Mike and April Rose

Apr 20, 2024

Johnny was a good dear friend,who will be missed immensely.Our deepest sympathy to the Nida family.

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Pete and Mary Hutchison, Jr

Apr 19, 2024

Thankful for the many wonderful memories from our motorcycle trips. Prayers for peace and comfort.

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