Mary Teresa (Grace) Ayers 93, of Frankfort, died at 4:03 p.m. April 25, 2015 at Wesley Manor Health and Retirement Community. Born June 29, 1921 in Frankfort to William & Elnora (Russell) Grace. She married Roy L. ‘Taxi’ Ayers on June 29, 1941 and he preceded her in death on February 9, 2015. Mrs. Ayers was a 1939 graduate of Frankfort High School. She was a homemaker and a lifetime member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, where she was active in the Altar & Rosary Society and Ladies of Charity. She was also a member of the Fireman Auxiliary and American Legion Auxiliary.
In appreciation to the Wesley Manor employees who took such fine care of Mary and Taxi, the Ayers family request that memorial donations be made to the Wesley Manor Employee Appreciation Fund, 1555 N. Main St., Frankfort, IN 46041 or visit https://www.wesleymanor.org/support-our-mission/make-a-donation/ and select Good Samaritan Fund. Also donations may be made to the Ladies of Charity at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 600 S. Mary’s Ave., Frankfort.
Visitation and Services
Visitation will be Friday, May 1, 2015 from 4-7 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home with the Rosary beginning at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 2nd at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 600 St. Mary’s Ave., Frankfort, IN. Father Chris Miller will officiate. Burial will follow the Mass in Green Lawn Cemetery.
4 Sons: Roy Lawrence ‘Larry’ (Jackie) Ayers of Frankfort, Paul (Cheryl) Ayers of Carmel, James (Dorothy) Ayers of Idaho, Richard (Cyd) Ayers of Jacksonville, FL, 2 Daughters: Teresa Cronkhite of Frankfort, Margaret (Curtis) Lock of Jefferson, 22 Grandchildren, 41 Great Grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
by her brother, William Grace.