Loflin Funeral Home


Martha Jeanette Wells

January 25, 1951April 24, 2021

Martha Jeanette Layton Wells, 70, of Liberty, NC passed away April 24, 2021.

A graveside memorial service will be held Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery, 4400 Alamance Church Road, Liberty, NC, officiated by Reverend Andy Clapp.

Martha was preceded in death by her father, Armp Junior Layton and brother, Dwight Richard Layton.

She is survived by her mother Betty Holden Layton; daughter, Casie Hiester (James); son, Paul Wells (Emily); granddaughters, Zoey Wells, Zuri Wells; grandsons, Zachary Wells, Holden Hiester, Cole Hiester; brother, Doug Layton (Susan).

In Lieu of flowers please make a memorial contribution to Mount Zion Baptist Church, PO Box 280, Alamance, NC 27298.

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Loflin Funeral Home of Liberty is honored to serve the Wells family.


  • Graveside Memorial Service

    Saturday, May 1, 2021


Martha Jeanette Wells

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Larry Simmons

May 3, 2021

Paul, Casie and families. You will miss your mother so much, but, the memories and prayers will help you get thru your grief.
You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Shonda Tuck-Strickland

April 28, 2021

My dear “Cake Mama”... words can never describe how much you mean to me. Our endless conversations about life and cakes.. cakes and life. I love you so much and thank you for taking me under your wing as another daughter. I do not take all that you taught me for granted and will forever be thankful. Love you always❤️

Jan (Phillips ) Graves

April 27, 2021

Martha & I grew up together. We had a lot of fun times. Her house was my second home. I love her mom & dad & of course you too Doug. Martha also loved her cats. She loved to read & bake her grand children's Birthday Cakes. She was a great baker. Marti loved her family & was very proud of all of you ! Sending my love and hugs to all ! MARTI ( MARTHA LAYTON ) WELLS you will be loved and missed by all your family, friends and ME !

Jan ( Phillips ) Graves

Pat Allen Morgan

April 27, 2021

I graduated in 1969 from Southern Alamance High School with Martha.. I remember her sweet smile.

Cindy Minor

April 27, 2021

I graduated from Southern High School in 1969 with Martha, very sweet girl in school! Praying for comfort for all of her family at this difficult time.

Paul Wells

April 27, 2021

Mom forever grateful for all your love and patience. We may have not seen eye to eye, on everything but your love and good intentions were never lost. I miss you, but I see a part of you in each of the kids, and know you are always there!!

Wendy Donnell

April 26, 2021

Marti was a loving stepmom to me when I was a child growing up in North Carolina. She taught me so many things and I will forever be grateful for her love and support throughout the years. My thoughts and prayers are with you Paul and Casie. Sending love to all the Layton and Wells families.

Pat Phillips Euliss

April 25, 2021

Martha was a great friend. We had lots of fun growing up together!!!

Bettie, Casey, Paul & Doug...I know all of you will miss your Mom, Daughter and Sister.

Sending my love to all,
Pat Phillips Euliss

Casie Hiester

April 24, 2021

Mom, you will be missed beyond measure. Not only were you “the best mom in the whole wide world”, but you were my best friend. We love you. Jimmy, Casie, Holden and Cole