Mr. Arnold Ayers, age 73 of Caryville, passed away Sunday, November 21, 2021. Arnold joined Stanfield Church of God on October 24, 1993 and has served as a Trustee for 25+ years. He served his church with great pride and dedication also as a Sound Engineer. Arnold was a Veteran of the U.S. Army National Guard. He enjoyed fishing with his friends, camping, being in the outdoors, and during his time living in Washington, enjoyed riding snowmobiles. Preceded in death by Father, Howard Ayers.
Survivors: Wife of 54 years, Mrs. Kathy Ayers; Daughters, Dee Hopkins and husband, John, and Dana Ayers; Grandchildren, McKayla Hopkins and Ryan Hopkins; Mother Rev. Essie Ayers; Sister, Donna Shepherd and husband, Dennis; Nephews, Darrell Shepherd and Dexter Shepherd. Several other relatives and friends.
A Private Family Service will be held with Bishop Delmus Bruce officiating. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to: Stanfield Church of God Youth and Outreach Ministry, 153 Old Stinking Creek Road, LaFollette, TN 37766. Online condolences for Mr. Ayers may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Arnold Ayers.