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Donald Wayne Ayers
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Birth: May 3, 1932
Lamar County
Texas, USA
Death: Mar. 27, 1948
Lamar County
Texas, USA

*Buried next to Alvin Ayers (father)

Father: Alvin Ayers
Mother: Lavirgie E. Woodall

Residence: Box 203, Blossom, TX
Occupation: Student
Place of death: St. Joseph's Hospital, Paris
Cause of death: Brain injury in automobile accident
Doctor: H.W. Parchman, Paris, TX

Informant: Alvin Ayers

Funeral Home: Brown-Roden

Donald Wayne Ayers, 16, Blossom High School student, died in a hospital in Paris Saturday at 3:40 a.m. following an auto tragedy west of Blossom late Friday night.

Eight youths were in a car driven by Billy Ed Griffis, 16, son of Mr. & Mrs. W.E. Griffis, when it and a pickup collided as the car attempted to pass the pickup.

Others injured were young Griffis, T.J. Elkins, 17, Clifford Barnett, 17, Billy Joe Pitts, 16, Jimmy Dabbs, Ramond Parrott and M.H. Bonner were other passengers in the car.

Jack Wayne Miears, 15, was the driver of the pickup truck and 2 other youths accompanied him.

The automobile twisted and turned approximately 260 feet when the accident occurred.
Family links: 
  Alvin Ayers (1906 - 1968)
  Lavirgie E. Woodall Ayers (1908 - 1978)
Knights Of Honor Cemetery
Lamar County
Texas, USA
Created by: Linda Moore
Record added: Apr 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88982775
Donald Wayne Ayers
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