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Of McLean, VA (age 81) died on December 25, 2013 at Virginia Medical Center. Carmen had fallen at home and was recovering from hip surgery.
She is survived by her husband, Lawrence; mother of Linda Layman-Peterson, Lawrence II (Deena), Harry (Patti) and John (Cyndi); her sister, Charlotte (Raymond); and her brother, Harry, Jr. Her parents and her brother, John, preceded her in death. She was the grandmother of 11 and great-grandmother of 10.
She was a Navy wife and registered nurse. During her nursing career she worked a number of hospitals in California, Alabama and Virginia as the family followed Lawrence on his varied navy assignments. She was often a single parent as his navy deployments occurred frequently.
Carmen will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery. Those arrangements will be provided when they become available.

Published in The Washington Post on Dec. 29, 2013
Carmen Elizabeth Layman
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1102 West Broad Street | Falls Church, VA 22046 | (703) 533-0341
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