Services for Layla Rose Tolar were held Monday, March 25, 2013, at 1 p.m. from Gravel Hill Baptist Church.

The Rev. Deqyne Bowen and the Rev. Gary Gipson officiated. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Layla, 8, died Thursday, March 21, 2013, at her home.

Layla was born on Sept. 29, 2004, in Little Rock. She was a student at Fountain Lake Elementary School and was an Ambassador for Arkansas Children's Hospital. She was also a member of Faith Fellowship Church.

Surviving her are her parents, Jim "Jay" and Mandy Mitchell Tolar of Lonsdale; sister, Harley Rae Tolar; maternal grandparents, Dan Mitchell and Darla Mitchell; paternal grandparents, James and Charlotte Tolar; maternal great-grandmother, June Mitchell; and paternal great-grandmothers, Betty Mitchell and Katherine Tolar.

Serving as pallbearers were Charles Reagan, Cody Copeland, Brad Merideth, Matthew Bowen, Bryan O'Bryan, and Bradley Hudson.

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