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Obituary for Opal Ruthie Ayers

Opal Ruthie Ayers of Elder Circle, Carrollton, passed away March 29, 2017. She was born in Felton, Georgia to the late Isaac Daniel Ayers and Florene Lee Wilson Ayers. She retired from Lawler Hosiery Mill after working many years as a seamstress and was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. She was a loving mother and grandmother, and before her illness, she was an avid gardener. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her only son, Johnny Wayne Ayers. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Jacque Phillips Ayers of Carrollton; her grandchildren, Jason Ayers (Cynthia) of Bowdon, Tina Henry (Jason) of Whitesburg, and Greg Ayers of Cartersville; eight great grandchildren, Payton Henry, Caleb Henry, Leah Ayers, Brooke Ayers, Alexis Ayers, Aiden Ayers, Ethan Ayers, and Addyson Ayers; and a special friend, Melissa Barron. Funeral service will be conducted Friday, March 31, 2017 at 2:00 PM from Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel with Rev. Matt Moore officiating. Interment will follow in Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with the following gentlemen serving as pallbearers: Caleb Henry, Dawson Attison, Ronnie Ayers, Eddie Ayers, and Charles Barron. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, March 31, 2017 from 12:00 PM until the hour of service. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.martin-hightower.com. Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel of Carrollton has charge of the arrangements.


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Visitation

Friday

31

Mar

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Martin & Hightower Funeral Home

1312 South Park Street
Carrollton, GA 30117

Service

Friday

31

Mar

2:00 PM
Martin & Hightower Funeral Home

1312 South Park Street
Carrollton, GA 30117

Cemetery Details

Location

Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery

1293 Sand Hill Shady Grove Road
Carrollton, GA 30117

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