Mary Elaine “Layne” Poythress, 66, of Patrick Springs, VA died on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at Northern Hospital in Mount Airy, NC. She was born on April 28, 1955 to the late Cora Margaret Carver Coats. In addition to her mother, she is preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Marion Douglas Poythress.
She was a member of Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church, was a wonderful mother who loved her husband, her family and her friends.
Surviving are one daughter, Tabitha Sexton of Archdale, NC, four sons, Joshua Poythress of Dudley Shoals, NC, Zachary Poythress of Granite Falls, NC, Isaac Poythress of Granite Falls, NC, Calab Poythress of Patrick Springs, VA, her father; Cecil Gray Coates of Stoneville, NC, three sisters, Kay Bolyne of Danville, VA, Bet Ann Coates of Danville, VA, Delores Wilkerson of Oxford, NC, one brother, Cecil Stephen Coates of Asheboro, NC, ten grandchildren, Jessica Atkins, Gavin Poythress, Ashton Poythress, Danica Poythress, Madison Collins, Jack Poythress, Londyn Poythress, Vivie Poythress, Cash Poythress, Laela Hodges, two great-grandchildren, Tinsleigh Atkins and Brenlynn Cook
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 5, 2022 at Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church with Pastor Frank Sossamon and Reverened W.A. Mills officiating.
The family will receive friends three hours prior to the service from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church, Patrick Springs, VA.
Norris Funeral Services in Stuart is serving the Poythress family.
Online condolences may be made at www.norrisfuneral.com.