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Emmagene "Gene" AYERS

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Emmagene "Gene" AYERS Obituary
AYERS, Emmagene Emmagene (Gene) W. Ayers passed away on January 20, 2014, at the age of 87. Gene was born in Boston, GA on July 13, 1926, the daughter of Robert L. Wilson and Margaret Groover Wilson. She attended Georgia State Women's College in Valdosta, GA. During World War II she moved to Atlanta where after the war she met and married her husband, Ransome Ayers, and lived in the Atlanta Metropolitan area thereafter. She was employed by the Noland Company and later the Kliklok-Woodman Company. In retirement, Gene enjoyed extensive overseas travel and became an accomplished watercolor painter. She was also very active in Peachtree Corners Baptist Church. Gene was preceded in death by her parents and her husband. She is survived by her two children, Carole A. Ball (husband Rick) and Robert R. Ayers(wife Suzanne). She is also survived by four grandchildren Wendi Spinks of Social Circle, GA and Cathy Piper (husband Jason) of Statham, GA, Beth Pace (husband Kevin) of Greer, SC and Robert C. Ayers of Jacksonville Beach, FL. Gene is also survived by 8 great grandchildren. A funeral service will take place at Floral Hills Funeral Home, Tucker, GA at 2:00 pm on Thursday, January 23; visitation will be held 1 hour prior.


Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Jan. 22, 2014
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