Rev. Roland Jordan Ayers, age 89, of Grantville, passed away on September 14, 2018 at his residence. Rev. Ayers was born on August 13, 1929 in Jasper, Alabama to John M. Ayers and Mattie Brice Ayers. In addition to being a Minister of the Gospel, he retired from the City of College Park.
His parents preceded him in death as well as a son, Donald L. Ayers; siblings, Hobert Ayers, Christine Shelnutt, Roy M. Ayers and Jerry Ayers. Survivors include his wife of over 66 years, Frances Jeanette West Ayers; children, Edward Roland Ayers (Donna Jean), Ronald Lee Ayers (Pat) and Wanda Sue Evans; siblings, Morine Calhoun, Edie Wilson and James A. Ayers (Shirley); 6 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren; nieces, nephews extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the Higgins Hillcrest Chapel. Interment to follow at Sherwood Memorial Park. Family will receive friends on Sunday evening from 6-8 pm at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.higginsfuneralhomes.com. Higgins Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, Newnan. 770-253-4723.
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