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 Rita Jo Ayers

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Rita Jo Ayers

  • Birth 25 Mar 1933
  • Death 5 Aug 2011
  • Burial Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 74779780

Graveside service for Rita Jo Ayers, 78 of Lawton will be at 11:00 a.m., Monday, August 8, 2011 at the Chapel of Peace Mausoleum at Sunset Memorial Gardens with Rev. Mark Kellett officiating.

Mrs. Ayers passed away on Friday, August 5, 2011 in Lawton.

Rita was born on March 25, 1933 in Lawton, Oklahoma to Wylie and Pauline Harrison Hulsey. She grew up in Lawton and attended Central Junior High School and Lawton High School. She met Bob Ayers and they married on July 8, 1950 in Henrietta, Texas. They had three children, Mitch, Jill, and Jeanie. Bob passed away on April 8, 2005. Rita was very dedicated to her family and was active in the children's school PTA and Pecan Grove Elementary and was involved with their sports and other activities. She worked at Comanche County Memorial Hospital as a Pharmacy Technician, retiring in 1989. She enjoyed traveling which included many ski trips to Red River, New Mexico with family and close friends. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and enjoyed being outside in her yard. She especially loved feeding the birds and her bird feeders were filled many times a day to accommodate this hobby. She will be greatly missed by her loving family and dear friends.

She is survived by her son and daughter in law, Mitch and Tommye Ayers, of Lawton, Oklahoma; two daughters and sons in law, Jill and Roger Kellett, of Lawton, Oklahoma and Jeanie and Robert Pruett, of Cache, Oklahoma; six grandchildren, Kevin Kellett, Kristy Kellett, Aaron Ayers, Lorri Ayers, Taylor Pruett and Tobey Pruett; four great grandchildren, Kolby Kellett, Khloe Kellett, Keeli Kellett and Kassy Kellett; and her special friend and caregiver, Tammie Cramer, of Lawton, Oklahoma.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bob; and her brother, Clyde Hulsey.


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  • Created by: JLC
  • Added: 11 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 74779780
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rita Jo Ayers (25 Mar 1933–5 Aug 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 74779780, citing Sunset Memorial Gardens, Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by JLC (contributor 47423445) .