Ozell Young Ayers

OzellAyersOzell Young Ayers, age 70 of Ferrum passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2017. She was a lifelong resident of Ferrum and member of Twin Oaks
Baptist Church. She served as the Resident’s Representative at Rocky Mount Rehab Center where she resided in recent years. She was a foster mother to 14 children and she also cared for her twin sister, Izell Young Maxey for 11 years. She enjoyed gardening and homemaking. She always put others before herself and loved her children and grandchildren. Ms. Ayers was preceded in death by her parents, Reba Booth Young and Roy Young; twin sister, Izell Maxey; brother, Frank Young; sisters, Gladys Whitlow and Mary Young; nephew, Bobby Young. Surviving are her son, Kenny Ayers (Tracy); daughter, Wanda Ayers Manning (Dwayne); grandchildren, Brittany Smith, Lance Ayers, Brooklyn Smith, Lilly Ayers, Casslyn Manning, Dusty Manning; nieces, Temple Turner Guler, Reba Hancock, Donna Young; nephew, Jason Whitlow. Funeral services will be conducted from Flora Funeral Chapel 11 a.m. Friday. Interment will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery. Her family will receive friends 6-8 p.m.
Thursday at Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.