Mrs. Lailoni Mahala Peoples, better known as Layla, 29, of Winfield passed away on Friday, Sept. 22, 2023 in the UAB Medical Center. She was born in Birmingham on June 15, 1994 to Steven Scott Hill and Joanne Russell Hill. Lailoni attended Eldridge Church of Christ and Winfield City High School. Lailoni was employed with J.B. Hunt as a truck driver for several years before becoming a full-time mother and homemaker for her family. In her spare time Lailoni enjoyed many hobbies, some of which were crafting, gardening, hiking, hunting and fishing, canning and preserving, yoga, antiquing, reading, animal keeping, and listening to music.
Lailoni is survived by her husband, Sam Peoples; her children, Gatlin Hoyt Peoples, Faith Elaine Peoples, and Joey Pattrick Walker Proffitt; father, Scott Hill; mother, Jodie Hill; brother, Blue Berry Hill; grandmother, Margaret Hill; parents-in-law, Greg Peoples (Dana) and Marsha Garner; sister-in-law, Bethany Clifton (Nick); and a host of other family members and friends. Lailoni was preceded in death by her grandparents, J.B. and Betty Russell and Obie Hill.
A private family graveside service was held Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield served the Peoples family.
Bowen Funeral Home
981 State Highway 253
Winfield, AL 35594
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