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Lorinda Jane (Layne) Myers

April 26, 1927 ~ April 9, 2020 (age 92)


Lorinda “Linda” Jane (Layne) Myers, age 92, of New Market passed away on Thursday, April 9, 2020 at Franciscan Health Crawfordsville. She was born on April 26, 1927 in Linnsburg to Alonzo and Priscilla (Dulin) Layne.

Linda graduated from New Market High School in 1945 and married the love of her life, David Lee Myers on September 15, 1946. Her and David owned and operated Layne & Myers Grain Company in New Market, Haw Creek, and Roachdale for 50 years and was a founding/charter member of the New Hope Christian Church in Crawfordsville. She enjoyed painting, playing Sudoku, teaching Sunday School, and she taught at Hanging Rock Christian Camp. She was a loving wife and mother and lived a very Godly and Christian Life. Her and David loved spending the winters in Florida where they also attended New Hope Christian Church in Florida.

She is survived by her husband of 73 years, David Myers; a daughter, Rebecca (Wayne) Nelson; three grandchildren, Michelle (Steve) Covault, Matt (Kathleen) Nelson, and Brandon (Jodi) Myers; seven great grandchildren, Erin, Kyle, Luke, Alexis, Ethan, Lincoln, and Lettie; and three great-great grandchildren Shawn, Aubree, Kaiden, and one on the way, Brynlee, due in September.

Linda is preceded in death by her parents; a son, James Myers; a grandson, Michael Nelson; and a brother, Eugene Layne.

Due to the Covid-19 restrictions there will be a Private Family Service on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care with Pastor Mike Whitacre officiating. The service will be live-streamed and recorded, which can be viewed on Linda’s obituary page at Burial will follow at Indian Creek Hill Cemetery. Memorial donations may be given to New Hope Christian Church, Building Fund, 2746 S US Hwy 231, Crawfordsville, IN 47933. Share memories and condolences online at

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Funeral Service
April 14, 2020

2:00 PM
Sanders - Priebe Funeral Care (Crawfordsville)

Video is available for this event

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