|Birth: ||Sep. 13, 1904|
|Death: ||Jul. 10, 1991|
From The Times at Shreveport, 11 July 1991
Services for Mrs. H. W. (Edna Ewing) Ayres will be held at the Rose-Neath Funeral home, Marshall Street Chapel on Friday, July 11, 1991, at 2:30 p.m. Dr. Benedict Galloway, retired associate pastor of Broadmoor United Methodist Church and Rev. W. Scott Adams, associate pastor of Noel Memorial United Methodist Church will officiate. Interment will be in Forest Park Cemetery, Shreveport, La.
Mrs. Ayres died at the age of 86 years after a short illness on Wednesday, July 10, 1991, at Live Oak Retirement Center in Shreveport, La.
Born September 13, 1904, in the Brookland Community in Jackson Parish. She was the daughter of the late W. O. Ewing, Sr., of Chatham, La.
Mrs. Ayres attended Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, La., and became a teacher. She taught school in Springhill, Quitman, Chatham, and Jonesboro. She married December 23, 1929 to Judge H.W. Ayres. They lived 25 years in Jonesboro, La., before moving to Shreveport.
Mrs. Ayres was a member of the Noel Memorial United Methodist Church, Shreveport, La. Her 25 years in Jonesboro, she was a member of the Jonesboro Methodist Church and a member of the W.S.C.S in which she held many official positions during her tenure of service. In recognition of which, she was awarded a Life Membership Pin.
She was a charter member of the Study Guild in Jonesboro, one of four who organized it in 1939. She was a member of the Fact and Fiction Book Club of North Highlands in Shreveport, La., and a member of Colonial Dames, Seventeenth
Century, Susan Constant Chapter.
Mrs. Ayres will be best remembered by her devotion to church and community affairs and her faithfulness and love to her home and friends.
Survivors are her son, James Ewing Ayres, an attorney in Shreveport, La.; his wife, Susan Lloyd Ayres,; two grandchildren, Laura (Ayres) LeBlanc of Baton Rouge, La., and Leland Harrison Ayres, also of Baton Rouge; two great-grandchildren, James Michael LeBlanc and Aaron Ashley LeBlanc of Baton Rouge, La.; one sister, Mrs. Morris S. Wright of Shreveport, La.; two brothers, L.C. Ewing of Quitman, La., and W.O. Ewing, Jr., of Livingston, Texas; a host of nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Noel Memorial United Methodist Church or Live Oak Retirement Center or to charity or donor's choice.
William Oliver Ewing (1878 - 1972)
Maudie Caladonia May Ewing (1877 - 1952)
Harrison Welburn Ayres (1900 - 1985)*
Joseph Alton Ewing (1902 - 1988)*
Edna Ewing Ayres (1904 - 1991)
Loyce Varnice Ewing Waites (1907 - 1968)*
Laster Cleo Ewing (1912 - 2004)*
William Oliver Ewing (1916 - 1993)*
Forest Park East Cemetery
Created by: John Andrew Prime
Record added: May 23, 2006
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