Ayers, Flemming Charles

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Flemming Charles “F.C.” Ayers age 87 of Knoxville, Tennessee passed Saturday, April 27, 2013 in the Tennova Residential Hospice.

Mr. Ayers was born in Carroll County, Virginia on November 12, 1925 to Boyd and Jettie Mooney Ayers. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his siblings Bolen, James, Helena, Whitt, Bob and Harold.

He was a member of Union Baptist Church. He was a member of the Iron workers Union. He served in the US Army during World War II.

He is survived by his sisters Frances Higgins of Galax, Virginia; Betty Gardner of Woodlawn, Virginia; brother Roy Ayers of Winston-Salem, North Carolina; several nieces and nephews; several great nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11:00 AM in the River Hill Christian Church with Leo Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in the River Hill Cemetery with Military Rites by the Grayson VFW Post 7726. The body will lie-in-state one hour prior the funeral service. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from six until eight at Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home.