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Louie Frank Ayers of Overland Park, Kan., passed away January 9, 2014. Louie was born March 3, 1934, in Carnesville, Ga., the son of Sanford Marion Ayers and Sara White Ayers. He was a graduate of Franklin County High School, Carnesville, class of 1952 and North George College, class of 1956. Upon graduation, he was commissioned as second lieutenant, U.S. Army, served two years active duty and six years reserve. He was discharged captain, U.S. Army. He married Patricia Richards on Sept. 16, 1961. Louie was employed by The Pillsbury Company and later, ConAgra Foods where he served in various management positions until his retirement 34 years later. Upon retirement, he and Patsy served in several developing countries as a representative of International Executive Service Corps (IESC). He was active in the United Methodist Church, serving in several volunteer positions including administrative board, finance, and the Alpha Course at Church of the Resurrection. He was a Rotarian and a supporter of the Boy Scouts of America. Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Patricia Richards Ayers; daughter, Allyson (Marcus) Clark of West Monroe, La.; sons, Louie Frank (Marla) Ayers II of Cullman, Ala.; and Richard Parker Ayers of Frederick, Md.; six grandchildren, Nicole and Cooper Clark; Madison, Logan, Louie III and Clancy Ayers; sister, Jane Fisher of Seneca, SC; and in-laws, Jim Richards, Marion E. Richards, and Jack and Eileen Richards. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at United Methodist Church of the Resurrection, Wesley Chapel, 13720 Roe Blvd., Leawood, KS 66224. Visitation will follow at the church. Memorial gifts are suggested to Alpha Lighthouse Fund, United Methodist Church of the Resurrection, or Kansas City Hospice House, 12000 Wornall Rd., KCMO 64154, or Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 230 E. Ohio St., Suite 304, Chicago, IL 60611. Arr.: Cremation Society of KS & MO, 8837 Roe Ave., Prairie Village, KS 66207 (913) 383-9888. Cremation Society of Kansas & Missouri, www.kccremation.com
Published in Kansas City Star from Jan. 19 to Jan. 22, 2014
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