WEYANOKE - Anna J. Ayers, 82, of Weyanoke, died Monday, May 15, 2017. Born January 30, 1935 in Accoville, she was the daughter of the late Benton Atwell and Ethel Taylor Atwell.
Mrs. Ayers attended Weyanoke Church of God. She was a former employee of North American Rockwell in Princeton and the Mercer County Health Department. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, cooking and shopping.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Randall Ayers.
Survivors include two daughters, Glenda Bailey and husband Larry of Matoaka and Janet Shrewsbury and husband Daniel of Princeton; one son, Wayne Ayers and wife Elizabeth of Athens; five grandchildren, Daniel Shrewsbury, Jr. of Beeson, Angie Phillips and husband Shean of Winston-Salem, NC, Lisa Shrewsbury of Princeton and Rachel and Stephen Ayers of Athens; and four great grandchildren, Breanna and Megan Goins and Ariana and Tatiana Phillips.
Funeral services will be conducted at 12:00 p.m. Thursday, May 18, 2017 at the Rowland H. Bailey Funeral Chapel of the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton with Pastor Larry Bailey officiating. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Princeton.
The family will receive friends Thursday, May 18, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. until service hour at the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton.
To view a video tribute to Mrs. Ayers, or share condolences with the family, please visit www.bailey-kirk.com.
Published on  May 16, 2017