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“Mark, my apologies on my typo on your name. Eddie ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Eddie Wells - Mammoth Cave, KY

“Mary Ann, Matt, Gayla, and Amy...Charles Layton was certainly a great friend while I was at Arkansas Post. We had a lot of good times there, and we...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Eddie Wells - Mammoth Cave, KY

“Jimmy and Amy, Our prayers and thoughts are with your family during this difficult time. We pray the Lord will strengthen and comfort you all as only...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Lana Williamson - Elaine, AR

“Mary Ann and Family so sorry to hear of Layton's. Passing God's choir just got bigger. Thoughts and prayers for you all. Debbie Ferguson Canfield9QdPM ”
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Charles Layton Mattmiller passed away Sunday, February 14, 2016. He was born in Gillett, AR on November 29, 1935 to Charles Calvin Mattmiller and Jessie Thelma Muse Mattmiller. He was a member of the Gillett United Methodist Church where he served as a Sunday school teacher and on many board committees. He was a member of the choir which he was very dedicated to. He was the former Mayor of Gillett where he worked many years to improve his community. He retired from the National Park Service with many awards and commendations having been on the National Park Forrest Fire Fighters Crew.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann and his loving children Mark Mattmiller of Eureka Springs, AR, Gayla Hearn (Bill) of Lonoke, AR and Amy Wilson (Jimmy) of DeWitt, AR. His grandchildren, who were the light of his life, Caleb Hearn (Ali) and Leighton and Kaitlyn Wilson and one sister, Virginia Gordon of Gillett along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, February 17th at Gillett United Methodist Church with burial at Gillett Cemetery by Essex Funeral Home, DeWtt. Burial will be at Gillett Cemetery. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 PM Tuesday at the funeral home. essexfuneralhome.com

Funeral Home
Essex Funeral Home
1405 S Grandview Dr De Witt, AR 72042
Tel. (870) 946-3104

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