|Birth: ||May 17, 1936|
|Death: ||Jul. 28, 2011|
THE PARIS NEWS, July 31, 2011, page 5A. - Adam Ayala, 75, of Powderly, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2011, at his home.
Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Shupp officiating. Burial is to follow in Providence Cemetery. The family receives friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
The son of Benito and Virginia Garza Ayala, he was born May 17, 1936, in Kerrville. His family migrated to the U.S. from Monterrey, Mexico, in 1870. His family is mentioned in the book entitled "Long Days and Short Nights" written by Neal Barrett, Jr.
He served in the U.S. Army, and while in the Army he was a Golden Gloves Boxer. He graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from the University of California - Sacramento. A court executive officer, he operated the Superior Municipal Courts in Yolo County, Calif., and ended his career in the courts of Lake County, Calif. He was well respected around the state of California for being an innovative manager. A mentor for his employees, he allowed them to develop to their full potential.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Alicia Chaney.
Survivors include his wife, Charlene Harris Ayala; children, Jerry Jimenez and wife, Sally, of Lubbock, Ronald Ayala and wife, Bobbie, of Sacramento, Calif., Adam Ayala Jr. of Santa Clara, Calif., and Michelle Strong and husband, Patrick, of Sacramento, Calif.; a brother, Jesse Ayala and wife, Bonnie, of Paris; a sister, Lupe Real of San Antonio; grandchildren, Andrea Jimenez, Jaclyn Ayala and Lawson Ayala; a great-grandchild, Ivan Garcia; nephews and niece, Jonathon Ayala and wife, Susan, of Paris, Jamie Rives and husband, Jeremy, of Citrus Heights, Calif., Michael Ayala of West Sacramento, Calif., and Robert Chaney of Kerrville; great-nephews and great-niece, Aiden Ayala of Paris, Grayson Rives of Citrus Heights, Calif., Ceara Woldt of West Sacramento, Calif., and Travis Ayala of West Sacramento, Calif.; the mother of his children, Judy Ayala; a sister-in-law, Marla Borg and husband, Carmelo, of California; brothers-in-law, Charles Harris and wife, Sheryl, and Brett Harris and wife, Jean, both of California; and a host of friends.
Created by: Crackers
Record added: Aug 01, 2011
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