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Edwin Griffin Layden

December 6, 1937 — January 22, 2022

Edwin Griffin Layden

   Edwin Griffin Layden, 84, of Elizabeth City, passed away Saturday, January 22, 2022 in Elizabeth City Health and Rehabilitation.

   Mr. Layden was born in Pasquotank County on December 6, 1937, and was the son of the late Harry H. and Gussie Morgan Layden. Retired from customer service with McPherson Brothers Auto Parts, he was a member of Corinth Baptist Church.

   Surviving is his wife of 62 years, Elizabeth Barclift Layden; a sister, Charlotte Layden Barclift of Elizabeth City; and several nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

   A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in First Church of the Nazarene, 1085 US Hwy 17 S., Elizabeth City.

   In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Corinth Baptist Church, 1035 US 17 S., Elizabeth City, NC 27909 

   Online condolences may be made by visiting

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Memorial Service

Saturday, March 19, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

First Church of the Nazarene

1085 Highway 17, Elizabeth City, NC 27909

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