Mrs. Frances Nadine 'Johnson' Ayers passed away late Saturday night, August 15, 2009, at her Farmington Presbyterian Manor residence at the age of 83 years, 3 months & 11 days. Frances was born May 4, 1926, in Raven Springs, Arkansas, to Reuel Johnson and Bernice 'Green' Johnson. Also preceding in death were: 1 Sister, Mildred Cunningham; 4 Brothers: Douglas Johnson, in-infancy; Frankie Johnson; Jimmie Johnson & Glen Johnson.
Nadine was retired from Trimfoot Shoe Co. in Farmington, and a member of Delassus Baptist Church. Nadine was married on Aug. 29, 1942, in Leadington, MO., to Shelby E. Ayers.
Survivors Include : her husband, Shelby E. Ayers; 2 Sons: Larry L. (& Leslia R.) Ayers; Kerry B. (& Jackie) Ayers; 1 Sister, Barbara Jean Knox - all of Farmington. 2 Brothers: Leon Johnson, of St. Louis; Lonnie (& Jane) Stewart, of St. Louis. Grandchildren: Mark (& Mary) Ayers; Larry G. (& Tisa) Ayers; Robin (Mrs. Mike) Pogue; Aaron (& Heidi) Ayers; Jeremy Ayers. Also surviving are 16 Great-Grandchildren.
Visitation : Tuesday, 6-8 p.m. Visitation resumes Wednesday at 6:30 a.m.
Funeral : Wednesday, 10:00 a.m., August 19, 2009
at : TAYLOR Funeral Service CHAPEL, with Rev. Harold Myers officiating.
Interment follows at : Hillview Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Farmington.
Memorials to : Delassus Baptist Church.