Elvera Ayersman 1942-2017

VERNON — Elvera Ayersman, age 75, of Vernon, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital.

Elvera was born on Sept. 3, 1942, in Salt Lick, Ky., the daughter of the late Herman Beckham and Iva McClain Staton. She had lived in Vernon since 1969 and was formerly of Newton Falls.

Elvera married Louis Phillip Ayersman on Dec. 22, 1962. Elvera and Louis were blessed with 54 wonderful years of marriage. Elvera took great pride in being a wife, a mother and her home. From her home she sold Mary Kay, Tupperware and Stanley products. She loved to bake, crochet and make crafts. She was a member of the Church of God.

Elvera was a an adventurous daredevil. She drove motorcycles, snowmobiles, boats, 4-wheelers, bikes and practically anything that could move. She was also very competitive playing ball games with her brothers and playing cards and board games. Elvera was a sweet, loving, full of hope, faithful to God, smart and strong woman. She was so full of life and loved by all, she was the best “MaMaw.”

Loving memories of Elvera will be carried on by her husband, Louis Ayersman of Vernon; daughters, Verna (Mark) Acquaro of St. Petersburg, Fla., Julie Caldwell and her significant other, Dave Richards of Fowler, and Debbie (Jody) Marshall of Vernon; son, David (Rhonda) Ayersman of Hartford; sisters, Norma Sue Myers of Palmyra and Jean Estlack of Southington; brothers, Velmond (Geneva) Staton of Newton Falls, Herman Staton Jr. of Farmers, Ky., Marvin Staton of Champion, Arvie (Shirley) Staton of Newton Falls and David (Penny) Staton of Johnson; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Elvera was preceded in death by her sister, Frances Caudill; and brother, Bill Staton.

Calling hours will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at the First Church of God, 426 W. Broad St., Newton Falls, OH 44444.

Funeral services will immediately follow at 1 p.m. Thursday at the church. Elvera will be laid to rest at Lutheran Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to James Funeral Home, 8 E. Broad St., Newton Falls, OH 44444, 330-872-5440.

Family and friends may view Elvera’s obituary online and to send condolences to her family, please visit www.jamesfuneralhomeinc.com.

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