June Ayers

SUN CITY WEST, Ariz. – June E. Ayers, 91, of Sun City West, Ariz., formerly of Urbana, died on Thursday (Dec. 20, 2012) in Arizona.

Owens Funeral Home will conduct a graveside funeral service at Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign, at 11 a.m. on Jan. 2.

June was born on June 28, 1921, a daughter of Harry and Rebecca Mae (Comstock) Davidson. She married James L. Ayers on June 21, 1942. He survives and resides in Sun City West, Ariz.

Other survivors include two daughters, Pamela (Bryan) Rittmiller of Fairview Heights and Janice (Joe) Wells of Champaign; one son, J. Michael Ayers of Sun City West, Ariz.; five grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Harriett Robbins and Bernice Wells; one brother, Albert Davidson; and four nieces.

June was a graduate of Urbana High School. She worked at Jos. Kuhn's in downtown Champaign and at the First Presbyterian Church of Champaign as a bookkeeper prior to moving to Arizona.

Her hobbies included sewing, playing pinochle and bridge and fishing with her family and friends.

Memorials may be made to either the Alzheimer's Foundation or to the Sun City West Christian Church, 20808 N. 151 Ave., Sun City West, AZ 85375.

Condolences may be offered at www.owensfuneralhomes.com.

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