Mrs. Jessie Loy Ayers age 78 of Duff passed away Thursday, February 16, 2012, at Cumberland Village Care and Rehabilitation Center in LaFollette. She was a member of Habersham Baptist Church, and was employed at Imperial Reading Corp. for many years before working with the Campbell County School System as a teacher’s aide. Preceded in death by husband, Jack C. Ayers, parents, Wiley and Maggie Branam Loy, sister, Katherine Loy Richardson, and brother, Rufus Loy.
Survivors: Sisters, Wilma Richie of Chattanooga and Mae Gregory of Lenoir City; brothers, Harry Loy and wife, Mary Lee of Cincinnati, OH and Bill Loy of LaFollette. Special niece, Kathy Heatherly of Jacksboro. Several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services Saturday 2 P.M. at Walters Chapel with Rev. James (Jim Bo) Bolton officiating. Interment to follow at Powell Valley Cemetery and Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Friday at Walters Funeral Home. Online condolences for Mrs. Jessie Loy Ayers may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Jessie Loy Ayers.