Dorothy McDaniel, 76


Dorothy McDaniel, 76, of Monticello, passed away Monday, July 1, 2024, at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello. She was born September 13, 1948, in Rector to the late Hillie Cleo Layton and Pearly Mae Dunemn Layton.
She was a retired restaurant worker, homemaker and a Baptist. Dorothy loved to fish, shop and gamble but her greatest love was spending time with her family.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a son, Bill Owens; a daughter, Diana Acrey; a granddaughter, Erica Barnard; four brothers, Junior Layton, Robert Layton, Jimmy Layton and Harold Layton; and three sisters, Lena Mae Bartholomew, Ruthie Mae Layton and Brenda Kay Peacock.
She is survived by her husband, Randy ''Blondie'' McDaniel of Monticello; two sons, Roy Lee Owens of Crossett and Johnny McDaniel (Jennifer) of Monticello; a sister, Dolly Layton of Monticello; along with a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
There will be a visitation from 6-8 p.m. Friday, July 5, 2024, at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel. A memorial service will be held at her home next week and will be announced by Stephenson-Dearman when determined.