Ayers, Evelyn Robinson

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Evelyn Robinson Ayers, 95, of Christiansburg, surrounded by angels, our beloved Mother went peacefully to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 3, 2006.

She was a graduate of Marion College and Radford College. She taught elementary school for over 25 years. She was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church where she cherished teaching Sunday School and playing the piano.

Evelyn was a devoted mother, friend, and teacher and lived her life as an example of Christian love and obedience. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Eldred Herbert Robinson and Mary Alan Pierce Robinson; her husbands, Norville Edward Armbrister and Fred Lester Ayers; and an infant son, Edward Wayne Armbrister; brothers, Sam, Jim and Jake Robinson; her sisters, Kathleen Rosenbaum and Carrie Robinson and son-in-law, Kenneth “Burt” Burton.

She leaves her children to cherish her memory, they are as follows, JoAnn and Stanley Miller, Terry and Sandra Armbrister, Molly and Mike Tilley, and Imogene Cooper Burton; sisters-in-law, Louise Robinson, Letha Andrews, and Mary Taylor; grandchildren, Ann Britts, Mark Britts, Jennifer Lucas, Allison Armbrister, Jonathan, Amy, Sarah and Mary Kate Tilley and Amanda Burton; great-grandchild, Brandon Lucas.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday evening at the Horne Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, January 6th, 2006, at the St. Paul United Methodist Church in Christiansburg with Dr. David Goodpasture and Rev. Chuck McHose officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Cemetery. The Ayers Family is being served by Horne Funeral Service, Christiansburg, 382-2612. Online condolences may be sent by visiting hornefuneralservice.com