Funeral services for Mrs. Elva Jean Ayers, 79, of Hilham,
TN, will be held at 12 Noon on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at
Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro,
TN. Burial will follow in the New Hope Cemetery in the New Hope
community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 5 P.M. - 9 P.M.,
and Saturday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
She passed away on Wednesday, August 22, 2018, at
Signature Health Care in Putnam County.
She was born September 12, 1938, in Overton County, TN, to
the late Lee Evins and Martha Evins. On January 31, 1955, she
was married to the late Elmer D. Ayers, who passed away
October 27, 2016. She was a homemaker, and a member of the
New Hope Community Church.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in
death by 1 Son: Terry Ayers; 1 Brother: James Evins; 1 Sister:
Hassie Willard Griffin; and 2 Nephews: Tim Evins and Richard
Survivors include 2 Sons: Steve (Sharon) Ayers and Mike
(Tina) Ayers, all of Hilham, TN; 1 Daughter in Law: Debbie
Ayers Farmer of Knoxville, TN; 5 Grandchildren: Chris (Melinda)
Ayers, Brad (Andrea) Ayers, Penny (Billy) Cummins, Mandy
(Casey) White, and Brandon Ayers (Karla Ayers); 10 Great
Grandchildren: Mitchell Ayers, Samuel Ayers, Carson Walker,
Colin Ayers, Cameron Ayers, Emma Grace Ayers, Corey White,
Ashton Ayers, Tessarae Faith Cummins, and Dalton Cummins;
1 Nephew: Stoney Evins; 1 Niece: Donna Burton; and a Special
Niece: Judy Johnson. Several nieces, nephews, other relatives,
and friends also survive.
Bro. Gordon Lee, Bro. Phillip Morgan, and Bro. Howard Dailey
will officiate at the services.
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