De QUEEN, Ark.—Larry Dale Ayers, 71, of Horatio, Ark., died Friday, May 24, 2013, in a Texarkana, Texas, hospital.

Mr. Ayers was born Feb. 13, 1942, in Horatio. He was a retired truck driver and farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Rendy Dodson Ayers of Horatio; three daughters and sons-in-law, Leslie and Rickey Stanford of De Queen, Crystal and Doug Guinn of Horatio and Robin and Mike Burney of Cerro Gordo, Ark.; one brother, WIlliam Young Ayers of Horatio; one sister, Deborah Ayers of Lockesburg, Ark.; four grandchildren; and one great-grandson, Ashton Jai Stanford.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Old Center Church, Horatio, with Chris Burke officiating. Burial will be in Old Center Cemetery under direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home.

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Published: 05/26/2013