Glen “Vance” Ayers

Glen “Vance” AyersAyers, Vance


“Heaven’s getting sweeter all the time!” Glen Vance Ayers, 92, was born Dec. 1, 1925 in Maude, OK and died at home in Edmond, OK on Jan. 13. Vance was a long-time teacher and song leader in the Church of Christ and lived for many years in Yukon and El Reno. He retired from the passenger elevator trade, and enjoyed his later years with Oleta May Ayers, his wife of 73 years.

He is survived by his wife, Oleta; five children, Glenda Riley, Nellie Ayers, Dale Ayers, Ruth Wire, and G. V. Ayers. Grandpa Vance loved to play dominoes, work puzzles and sing and laugh with his 16 grandchildren and 27great-grandchildren.

Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Jan. 17 at Matthews Funeral Home in Edmond, with 2:30 burial at Red Rock Cemetery, Calumet, OK.

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