Paula McKinney Layne
Paula McKinney Layne, 55, of Ashland, passed away Saturday, November 30, 2019, at her residence.
She was born April 11, 1964, in Ashland, Kentucky, a daughter of Harold McKinney and Barbara Claxon McKinney of Cape Coral, Fla.
Paula graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Education from Ohio University and a Masters in Science Education from Morehead State University. She retired from the Boyd County School System following a 28 year teaching career. She currently worked as a realtor with Century 21 Brooks Wells Enterprises.
In addition to her parents, those left to cherish her memory include her three children, Ashley Layne and Taylor Layne of Ashland, Ky., and Phillip Layne of Hillsboro, Ore.; fiancé Tom Cumpton of Leesburg, Fla.; her four-legged companion, Ella; and a host of loving extended family members and dear friends.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Mary McKinney.
A celebration of Paula's life will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday, at Steen Funeral Home 13th Street Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Paula McKinney Layne Scholarship Fund, c/o City National Bank.
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Published on December 3, 2019


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Barbara Utz
Dec 04, 2019
Sorry for your loss. Remember Paula and Mary when my mom babysat them.
Susan Fleming
Dec 03, 2019
Blooming Garden Basket was purchased for the family of Paula McKinney Layne by Susan Fleming.  Send flowers
Michelle Cumpton
Dec 03, 2019
Paula was such a special lady!

I worked with her at BCMS years ago about 11 years ago.

She was very interested in her students, and her children.

I pray she rests in peace.

Michelle Cumpton
Tribute Store
Dec 03, 2019
Full Of Love Bouquet was purchased for the family of Paula McKinney Layne by Tribute Store.  Send flowers
Ann Craig
Dec 03, 2019
Taylor, Ashley and Phillip, I am so sorry for your loss.