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Glenn H. Ayers

August 1, 1940 ~ December 2, 2021 (age 81)


     Glenn H. Ayers, 81, of Woodsfield, Ohio passed away Thursday, December 2, 2021 at the Barnesville Hospital, Barnesville, Ohio.

     He was born near Farmington, Ohio on August 1, 1940 a son of the late George and Francis Cope Ayers.

     He was a graduate of Ohio University, Athens, Ohio and received his Master’s Degree in Education from Kent State University, Kent, Ohio.  He was a retired principal for the Switzerland of Ohio School District from 1972 – 1994 having previously served as Principal at Beallsville Elementary School.  He also was a teacher serving several Ohio and West Virginia schools such as Fairpoint, Martins Ferry and Moundsville Elementary School.

     He was a Methodist by Faith; and was a member of Monroe Lodge 189, F. & A.M., Woodsfield, Ohio and a former council member for the Village of Woodsfield, Ohio.

     In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth and Robert Ayers; a sister, Mary Jean Lucas; a nephew and a niece.

     Surviving are his wife, Beth Ady Ayers whom he married on March 29, 1972; one son Michael Glenn Ayers and his fiancé Christine Truax of Woodsfield, Ohio; one daughter Michele Ann Ayers and her fiancé Jeffrey Newland of Woodsfield, Ohio; a grandson Michael Allen Newland; a brother-in-law Roy Lucas of Colerain, Ohio; one niece and one nephew.

     Friends will be received at the Watters Funeral Home, 37501 State Route 78 West, Woodsfield, Ohio from 5:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m.  Sunday, December 5, 2021.

     Graveside services at 1:00 p.m. Monday at the Farmington Cemetery, Barton, Ohio.

     Masonic services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Funeral Home.

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December 5, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Watters Funeral Home
37501 State Route 78 West
Woodsfield, OH 43793

Graveside Service
December 6, 2021

1:00 PM
Farmington Cemetery
Swingle Road
Barton, OH 43912

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