Rheudene Grant Ayers, 93, of Lexington died Sept. 10


Rheudene Grant Ayers, 93, of Lexington, died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, at Heritage Hall.

Born June 3, 1924, in Rockbridge County, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Hallie Grant.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gilmore McKinley Ayers; daughter, Hilda Ayers Smith; son, James Austin Ayers; granddaughter, Stephanie Lee Ayers; and grandparents, Edward and Willie Robertson.

Rheudene was a member of Collierstown United Methodist Church.

Surviving are her son, Melvin McKinley Ayres (Sherry); eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

There will be a private burial.

Family will receive friends at the home of Melvin Ayers.

Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory.


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