December 31, 2013, 9:00 am by Florence Edwards
Mrs. Layfield was a Director of Mid-State Bank in California where she was an escrow officer for many years. She was an avid bridge player and played often at the Kingsland Senior Center. Esther was a past president of the Altrusa Club in California. She was married to her husband, Earl Layfield for more than 60 years. They were married in September 1953.
Mrs. Layfield is survived by her husband, Earl; son-in-law, Charles Archer of Kingsland, Texas; brother, Richard Tatters and his wife, Helen of Ontario, Canada; nephews, Ted Lockwood and his wife, Michele of Purcellville, Virginia, Bruce Tatters and his wife Michelle of Ontario, Canada, and Doug Tatters of Ontario, Canada; nieces, Marlene Gilmour of Ontario, Canada, Priscilla Markgraf and her husband, Ken of Sunrise Beach, Texas, Patsy Condon of Santa Maria, California, Gail Frederickson and her husband, Kurt of Los Altos, Calif., Cindy Bates and her husband, David of Ontario, Canada, Beverly Lockwood of Ontario, Canada and Betty Dow of Ontario, Canada; and foster daughters, Karren Vasquez and Patricia Burrell of California.
She is preceded in death by her daughter, Linda Archer; sisters, Ruth Lee and Jane Hafen; nephew, David Lockwood and niece, Jane Andrews.
A visitation will be held 8:30 a.m.-10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 at Putnam Funeral Home in Kingsland. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 3 at Putnam Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dick West officiating. Interment will follow at Lakeland Hills Memorial Park in Burnet. An online guest register may be signed at www. PutnamCares.com
Funeral arrangements were made by Putnam Funeral Home and Crematory in Kingsland.
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