Thursday, July 31, 2008

Curtis A. Ayers, 43, of Shell Knob, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2008, in Shell Knob.

He was born on Aug. 30, 1964, in Lynchburg, Va., son of Harold and Cecilia (Puckett) Ayers. He moved from Kansas City to Shell Knob in 2000. He was a charter member of the 7 Valleys Bikers Against Child Abuse, a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Shell Knob and Aurora, and a member of the Independents 4 the Needy.

Survivors include: two sons, Curtis R. Ayers, of N. C., and Mitch Acala, of Neosho; one daughter, Samantha Acala, of Cassville; and one sister, Sharon "Darlene" Ayers, of Climax Springs.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 1 p.m. at the White Funeral Home in Cassville, with words of comfort spoken by family and friends. Burial will be held at Guerney Cemetery in Shell Knob. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today (Wednesday) at the Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Bikers Against Child Abuse, and may be entrusted to the White Funeral Home in Cassville.

Arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home in Cassville.