Johnnie LeRoy Ayers

Born in Goodlettsville, TN on April 11, 1921

Departed on November 27, 2014 and resided in Goodlettsville, TN

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Johnnie LeRoy Ayers, age 93, of Goodlettsville, passed away Thursday, November 27, 2014 at his home. He was a U.S. Navy veteran having served during WWII. He was a retired machinist from Ford Glass Plant and is a member of Walkers United Methodist Church and JEG Sunday School Class.
Mr. Ayers was preceded in death by his wife of 72 years, Danieth Woodard Ayers; son, Jerry Lee Ayers; brothers, Thomas, Charlie, Earl and James Ayers; sisters, Dot Ayers, Ollie Redding, Eunice Hitt, and Bessie Ayers; son-in-law, Norman Walrond; and two great grandchildren.
He is survived by his children, Linda Walrond, Roy D. (Debbie) Ayers, Johnny M. (Joni) Ayers; daughter-in-law, Diane Ayers; 14 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 3-8pm Sunday and again from 10am-12pm Monday at the Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Goodlettsville. Funeral services will be conducted at 12pm Monday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Virginia Kessen and Bro. Bill Roark officiating. Burial to follow in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

2 Comments to Johnnie LeRoy Ayers

  1. Faye Barron Edwards
    November 29, 2014 4:18 pm

    Roy and Debbie and family; I am so sorry in the loss of your Dad. My prayers of sympathy and love are with you at this time. Just think the wonderful part is that the departing is only temporary. Love to all YOU!!!

  2. Debra Maxwell
    December 2, 2014 7:20 am

    I am so very sorry to hear of your father’s passing. I know how much Dad’s mean to us. I do not know if he was ill for some time or passed from just being. Anyway, your Thanksgiving will always be remembered with his passing and his memories may inspire you each with every Thanksgiving from now on. May each Thanksgiving be a blessing with the thoughts that your father is in heaven smiling to you with no pain or sadness anymore. I will think of you and your family during this time. May God bless all of you.
    Your Friend and Co-Worker,
    Debbie Maxwell

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