Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Coleman Ayers, age 85, of Cedartown, passed away on Thursday, January 17, 2019.  She was born on March 18, 1933 in Cedartown.  She was the daughter of the late Alford and Ione Henderson Coleman.


Mrs. Ayers is survived by her daughters, Kathy Ayers Wilson (Perry) and Carol Ayers Richards (Wayne); grandchildren, Lee Wilson (Shalon), Heather W. Fletcher (Lee), Anna E. Williams, Bryson Rainey and Lukas Richards; great-grandchildren, Kade Wilson, Dalton Fletcher and Jude Wilson; and best friend, Ellen Vinson.


Mrs. Ayers is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Eual Virgil Ayers; and several brothers and sisters.


The funeral arrangements for Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Ayers will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at one o’clock in the afternoon in the chapel of the Gammage Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Vines and Rev. Wayne Richards officiating. Interment will follow in the Lee’s Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Barry Snapp officiating.


The family of Mrs. Ayers will receive family and friends on Saturday, January 19, 2019 from eleven o’clock in the morning until the funeral hour at the Gammage Funeral Home.


The family is requesting that flowers are to be omitted and donations can be made to a charity of your choice in memory of Mrs. Ayers.


The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers: Lee Wilson, Lee Fletcher, Bryson Rainey, Dalton Fletcher, Perry Wilson and Greg Wilson.  Honorary pallbearers will be Jude Wilson, Kade Wilson, Anna Williams, Heather Fletcher, and Lukas Richards.


Messages of condolence can be made to the family by visiting our website and signing the online guestbook at


The Olin L. Gammage and Sons Funeral Home is handling the arrangements for Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Coleman Ayers.