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Ross Ayers
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Birth: Aug. 11, 1910
Westminster
Collin County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 1, 2001
Muskogee
Muskogee County
Oklahoma, USA

Major General Ross Ayers was one of seven children born to G. M. and Linda Ayers.

Began his military career in 1931 by enlisting in Service Battery, 131st Field Artillery Battalion, 36th Infantry Division of the Texas National Guard. Commissioned a 2d Lieutenant, Artillery in 1939. Mobilized with the 36th Division in 1943, served in the Europe Theater. Awards: Silver Star (for landing the first Artillery Piece on the beach head at Salerno, Italy). Also fought at Monte Casino and in the Vosges Mountains in France.

Preceded in death by his first wife in 1950, Marion Ruth Betts, who he married in 1950; and by his second wife, Flora Mayfield Betts (7/30/1919-9/4/1988) who he married in 1958. Flora is also buried at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. 
 
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  Flora M Ayers (1919 - 1988)
 
Burial:
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 8A Site 2035
 
Created by: Paula J
Record added: Jun 22, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7605222
Ross Ayers
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Ross Ayers
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