Obituaries

Geneva Ayers -

Mrs. Geneva Ayers, age 89, Jonesborough, passed away Friday, July 26, 2013, at the Appalachian Christian Village.

Mrs. Ayers was a native of Yancey County, NC, and daughter of the late Biss & Amy Wilhite Peterson. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Ayers was also preceded in death by her husband, Murlin Junior Ayers; son, Sidney; two brothers; and one sister.

She was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include two sons, Kent Ayers and wife, Carolyn, Jonesborough, and James L. Ayers, Johnson City; daughter, Bobbye Webb, Jonesborough; granddaughter/daughter, Kim Sams and husband, Bill, Jonesborough; sister, Barbara Mosley and husband, John, Debary, FL; several grandchildren; great grandchildren; and great-great grandchildren.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Appalachian Christian Village, Johnson City Medical Center and Karen Perkey for their wonderful love and care.

Funeral services were conducted Sunday, July 28, 2013, at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Rev. Harold McNabb officiating.

Interment services were conducted Monday, July 29, 2013, at MapleLawn Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Condolences may be sent at www.dillow-taylor.com. Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 753-3821