Weyman Q. Ayers

Weyman Q. Ayers, age 87, of Maryville, passed away Thursday, March 17, 2011, at Blount Memorial Hospital. He was born in Nantahala, NC to William Porter and Berta Morgan Ayers. He was a member of West Maryville Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his infant son, Joe Weyman Ayers, and two sisters, Catherine Boone and Margie Wilson. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Jessie Hodges Ayers; brother, Cecil (June) Ayers of Lake Butler, FL; and nieces, Sandra (Harold) Meaker of Jordan, NY, Reba (Carl) Boruff of Demotte, IN, Verna (Jim) Pearson of Toledo, OH, and Kathy (Carl) Kitchens of Orlando, FL. Pallbearers will be family members with honorary pallbearers to be Deacons of West Maryville Baptist Church. Funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, March 20, 2011, at Miller Funeral Home Magnolia Chapel with the interment to follow at Zion’s Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery, Rev. Bill Dixon and Rev David Lane officiating. Please make memorials to West Maryville Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM Sunday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville, (865) 982-6041, www.millerfuneralhome.org.