Janie Lynn Adkins Layman passed away at the age of 75 on October 28, 2023 after a battle with dementia. She was born on April 9, 1948 in Logan, WV and was a longtime Botetourt County, VA resident. Janie enjoyed traveling in past years with Mike, hosting their annual Christmas parties, attending Virginia Tech games with their friends, many types of live music shows and concerts, and attending her grandsons’ school and sports events.
She was predeceased by her husband, Michael Layman, her father Verirned Adkins, and her mother and stepfather Irene and Paul Golice. She is survived by her daughter and son in law, Melissa and Randy Barnard, her grandchildren, Jacob and Laura Jane Barnard, and Justin Barnard, as well as her sister, Patti Gilliam, and brother, Jimmy and Judy Adkins, and nephews, Jordan Gilliam, Eric Layman, Bobby and Lori Layman, Christopher Adkins, and niece, Shannon Adkins Haney, as well as a host of cousins and friends.
The family wishes to extend their sincere thanks and deep gratitude to the staff at The Glebe for her care over the last few years, and to Good Samaritan Hospice for their help in the last few months.
Visitation will be at Oakey’s East Chapel on Friday, November 3 from 4pm to 6pm with a memorial service following at 6pm.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to The Glebe Employee Education Scholarship Fund, 200 The Glebe Blvd., Daleville, VA 24083.