He passed away at 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Promise Specialty Hospital. He was 92. He was a native of Woodville, Miss., and a resident of Baton Rouge. He was a retired foreman laborer. Services will be at Greater True Love Missionary Baptist Church, 2143 Curtis St., Baton Rouge, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, with visiting from 9 a.m. Pastor Otis Collins will conduct. Burial will be in Winnfield Memorial Park. Survivors include daughters Asrea Laynes, Gloria Edwards and Laura Laynes; sons Willie and Walter Laynes Jr.; and 5 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, 1 sister and 3 brothers.
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Winnfield Funeral Home- Baton Rouge
7221 Plank Road Baton Rouge, LA 70811
Published in TheAdvocate.com from July 31 to Aug. 1, 2014