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
Griffin.

    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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