|Birth: ||May 31, 1913|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Apr. 15, 1960|
From the Bennington Evening Banner April 16, 1960
MRS. BEATRICE R. AYERS
Mrs. Beatrice Ransom Ayers, wife of George F. Ayers of 947 Gage Street, Bennington, died at Putnam Memorial Hospital Friday night.
She was born in Oswego, N.Y., May 31, 1913, the daughter of the late Mrs. Celia Ransom Tellestone and the late Frank Ransom of Saranac Lake, N.Y.
Mrs. Ayers known to her many friends as "Bea" has been in and out of the Mary Fletcher Hospital in Burlington and the Putnam Memorial Hospital, Bennington, several times during the past year.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by four daughters, Beatrice (Peachy) and Judith (Judy) of Bennington, Mrs. Walter (Monica) Hilchey of North Adams, Mass., and Mrs. Hubert (Joan) Tyler of Saranac Lake, N.Y. Five sisters, Mrs. James Hammond of Nutley, N.J., Mrs. Charles Rudolph of Saranac Lake, N.Y., Mrs. Philip Ducette, Plattsburgh, N.Y., Mrs. John Robbins of Buffalo, N.Y. and Mrs. Flora Swyner of Albany, N.Y.; five brothers, Stephen, Fred and George of Saranac Lake, N.Y., Joseph of Plattsburgh, N.Y. and Alfred of Fairfax, Vt. Eight grandchildren, several nieces and nephews are also left.
She was a member of the First Methodist Church and Circle One of the Woman's Society of Christian Service. She also served as president of the Benhi Band Mothers. She was a member of Mt. Anthony Chapter OES, a member of Advisory Committee of the Order of Rainbow for Girls. In January 1960, she was chosen to take "The Grand Cross of Colors" at Montpelier, Vt., in September of 1960.
For the past seven years, she had been employed by the Union Carbide Consumer Products Company in Bennington.
In church and fraternal organizations, Mrs. Ayers was held in very high esteem, and to her intimate friends during the past year when she endured much suffering, she will be remembered as a very brave patient.
Funeral services will be held from the Mahar Funeral Home Monday at 1:30 pm with a prayer and at 2 pm from the Methodist Church. The Rev. Frank W. Grippin will officiate. Burial will take place in Park Lawn Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 pm tonight and then at their convenience. The family will be in attendance from 7 to 9 tonight and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 on Sunday.
Celia A. (Sweeney) Ransom Tellstone (1879 - 1937)
George Frederick Ayers (1916 - 1960)*
Joan Ayers Tyler (1933 - ____)*
Stephen Francis Ransom (1896 - 1966)*
Fred D. Ransom (1899 - 1978)*
George T. Tellstone (1906 - 1979)*
Flora L. Ransom Swinyer (1908 - 1995)*
Beatrice V. Ransom Ayers (1913 - 1960)
Alfred Tellstone (1918 - 1980)*
Cleo Tellstone (1920 - 1934)*
Park Lawn Cemetery
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