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Louise Walton Ayres, 87 Set 11 A.M. Thursday

SEPTEMBER 22 – Louise Walton Ayres, of Brookview Lodge, Farmville, passed away Friday, September 18, 2009 at the age of 87.

Born June 7, 1922 in Rice, the daughter of the late Frederick Grady and Evelyn Morrissette Walton, she was a stay at home Mom for 24 years before working as an executive assistant with the Department of Defense. She was a member of Jamestown Presbyterian Church in Rice.

She is survived by three daughters, Barbara Ayres Bonesteele and husband, Ray of Palos Verdes, CA, Patricia Ayres Geuder and husband, Jeffrey of Longwood, FL and Nancy Ayres Ohlson and husband, Brian of Charlotte, NC; two sisters, Margaret W. Dugger of Farmville and Myrtle W. Banton of Rice; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m., Thursday, in Pisgah Baptist Church, Rice. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The service will conclude with a reception in the church's fellowship hall.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday at Puckett Funeral Home.

The family requests that memorials be made to The Alzheimer's Association, c/o The Woodland, 2003 Cobb Street, Farmville, VA 23901.

Puckett Funeral Home, Farmville, is in charge of arrangements.