Born in Springfield Township on Jan. 18, 1937, Phyllis Verna was the daughter of the late Warren “Bill’ and Beulah “Polly” (Freelove) Barrett. On Oct. 27, 1955 she married Henry Ayers in Gillett. She was very active on the family dairy farm which operated from 1964 until the sale of the dairy cows in the late 1990’s. Phill was always known as a hard worker and enjoyed the outdoors. She enjoyed working in her flower beds, gardening and canning. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother and cherished time spent with her family.
Friends and family are invited to call Friday, Feb. 15, from 1-2 p.m. at Pepper Funeral Home & Cremation Facility, 578 Springbrook Dr. in Canton. Pastor Patrick Kelly will officiate a memorial service to celebrate her life at 2 p.m. A private burial will be held at a later date. Share condolences at www.pepperfuneralhomes.com