Mary Frances Laye passed away Tuesday at Florence Hand Home. She was born November 12, 1936 in LaGrange (Troup County) Georgia to the late Wallace Henderson and Rosa Lee Patterson Henderson. She married the late Deacon Wilbert Laye. Mary was a member of Canaan Baptist Church, where she served as a dedicated member until her health declined. She attended East Depot High School in LaGrange, Georgia and was employed by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hudson, Jr. who were more than employers, but rather her extended family. Survivors include her daughter, Sandra Diane (Stanley) Osborne, LaGrange, GA; grandchildren, Nakema Glanton, Smyrna, GA; Krenesia Laye and Samontra Osborne, both of LaGrange, GA; great granddaughter, Azariah Laye, LaGrange, GA; siblings, Ann (John) Crowely, Decatur, GA; Johnny (Jacqueline) Henderson, Lithonia, GA; Charlie "Jimmy" Henderson, Dalton, GA; Elijah "Billy" Henderson, Atlanta, GA; sisters-in-law, Frances Glenn, Margaret Patterson, Lizzie Laye, all of LaGrange, GA; Mildred Henderson, Atlanta, GA; Jackie Henderson Hester, Dalton, GA; brother-in-law, William "Bud" Laye, LaGrange, GA; aunts, Minnie Pearl Patterson and Clara O'Neal, both of Buffalo, NY; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends whom she loved dearly. The Celebration of Life Service will be Saturday at 11:00 AM at Canaan Baptist Church. Rev. Allen Simpson will officiate. Burial will follow at Southview Cemetery. You may express your condolences or sign the guest book by visiting www.lakesdunsonrobertson.com . The family will be at their home at 233 Rutland Circle. The excellent care of Mrs. Laye is being provided by Lakes-Dunson-Robertson Funeral Home.
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