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 Donald Wayne Ayers

Donald Wayne Ayers

Birth
Blossom, Lamar County, Texas, USA
Death 27 Mar 1948 (aged 15)
Paris, Lamar County, Texas, USA
Burial Blossom, Lamar County, Texas, USA
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Memorial ID 88982775 · View Source
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*Buried next to Alvin Ayers (father)

Father: Alvin Ayers
Mother: Lavirgie E. Woodall

Residence: Box 203, Blossom, TX
Occupation: Student
Place of death: St. Joseph's Hospital, Paris
Cause of death: Brain injury in automobile accident
Doctor: H.W. Parchman, Paris, TX

Informant: Alvin Ayers

Funeral Home: Brown-Roden
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THE DETROIT NEWS-HERALD, 1 Apr 1948..

Donald Wayne Ayers, 16, Blossom High School student, died in a hospital in Paris Saturday at 3:40 a.m. following an auto tragedy west of Blossom late Friday night.

Eight youths were in a car driven by Billy Ed Griffis, 16, son of Mr. & Mrs. W.E. Griffis, when it and a pickup collided as the car attempted to pass the pickup.

Others injured were young Griffis, T.J. Elkins, 17, Clifford Barnett, 17, Billy Joe Pitts, 16, Jimmy Dabbs, Ramond Parrott and M.H. Bonner were other passengers in the car.

Jack Wayne Miears, 15, was the driver of the pickup truck and 2 other youths accompanied him.

The automobile twisted and turned approximately 260 feet when the accident occurred.


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  • Created by: Linda Moore
  • Added: 22 Apr 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 88982775
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Donald Wayne Ayers (3 May 1932–27 Mar 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 88982775, citing Knights Of Honor Cemetery, Blossom, Lamar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Linda Moore (contributor 47222654) .