Mrs. Corene Ruth Young Ayers, age 91, a resident of Horatio, Arkansas, died Friday, December 07, 2012, in the Dierks Health & Rehab, Dierks, Ark.
She was born to W.T. “Bill" and Edna Pearl Sims Young at Horatio, Arkansas, on April 6, 1921. She was an employee of Mountaire Poultry, poultry grower for Pilgrim’s Pride for over 20 years, as well as a homemaker. Corene and her husband, Robert Ayers were farm family of the year in 1969. She was a charter member of the Nix Chapel Church of The Nazarene, where she served as church secretary.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Robert Ayers, a son, Bobby Wayne Ayers, three infant sons, Michael, Ronald, and Donald Ayers, a grandson, David Irvan, and three sisters, Hazel Ruby Rust, Louise Power, and Verna McGough
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Larry Dale and Rendy Ayers, William Y. “Billy” and Wanda Ayers, all of Horatio, a daughter, Deborah Ayers of Lockesburg, a daughter-in-law, Velma Ayers of Ashdown, 11 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, 7 great-great-grandchildren, two sisters, Inez Taylor of Lockesburg, and Beth Brooks of Winthrop, and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Corene Ayers will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, December 10th in the Old Center Church, Horatio, with Bro. Sam Hendricks and Bro. Ralph Staggs officiating. Burial will follow in the Old Center Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Chandler Funeral Home on Sunday, December 9th from 3:00 to 5:00 P.M.