May 17, 1935 - June 27, 2013 MOORE Franklin Wayne Ayres, 78, of Moore, passed away after a long, brave battle with Parkinson's disease. He was born on May 17, 1935, to Sidney and Delores Ayres in Pacific, MO. Franklin served in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He also served in the Air Force Reserves, the National Guard and was a member of the VFW. He was the owner and manager of Clean It Company for 25 years in OKC. Franklin was a member of Southern Hills Seventh-Day Adventist Church for many years. Franklin enjoyed flying with his son, Franklin, Jr. He is survived by his wife, Sherry Ayres; daughters, Christina Ayres, and Karen Becker & husband Jeff; daughter-in-law, Shelly Ayres; grandson, Brock Franklin Ayres; three sisters, Alena Bartold, Gladys Koenig and Helen Koch; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other loving family members and friends. The family wishes to thank Sable Saner, step-granddaughter, for her two years of tender care giving and companionship to Frank and special thanks to all the Excel Hospice nurses. Funeral services will be held 2:30 p.m. Monday, July 1, 2013, at the Southern Hills Seventh-Day Adventist Church at 1201 W. I-240 Service Rd., OKC. Interment will follow in Rose Hill Burial Park OKC, OK. Services are under the direction of the John M. Ireland Funeral Home & Chapel Moore, OK.
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Published in The Oklahoman on June 30, 2013
John M. Ireland Funeral Home & Chapel
120 S Broadway St Moore, OK 73160