Lena May Layton Bartholomew, 69, of Monticello, passed away on October 24, 2016 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff.
She was born February 9, 1947 in Leachville, AR to the late Hillie Cleo Layton and Pearly Mae Dunnem Layton.
Mrs. Bartholomew was a co-owner of B&L Closet and past owner/operator of Lena’s Café. She was a Christian and a Baptist. Other than her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Tom Bartholomew, Sr.; four brothers, Junior Layton, Robert Lee Layton, Jimmy Layton and Harold Curtis Layton; and two sisters, Ruthie Mae Layton and Brenda Kay Peacock.
Survivors include two sisters, Dorothy McDaniel and husband Randy of Monticello and Dolly Layton of Star City; a special niece, Diana Acrey; a special nephew, Royce Dickerson of Monticello; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on October 27 at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel with burial to follow in Dermott Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.