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Linda Janelle Ayres

Linda Janelle Ayres
January 16, 1950 - October 9, 2017

Linda Janelle Ayres, 67, of Wichita Falls died on Monday, October 9, 2017.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, October 13, 2017, in the East Sanctuary of First Baptist Church of Wichita Falls. Interment will follow at Holliday Cemetery, Holliday, Texas, under the direction of Lunn's Colonial Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 12, 2017, at Lunnís.

Linda Janelle was the daughter of the late Irene (Wingrove) and Joe Dell Ayres. Linda was born on January 16, 1950, in Wichita Falls, Texas.

Linda was a graduate of Holliday High School and East Texas State University with a degree in Home Economics. Her entire teaching career was spent at Iowa Park High School. Her next career was joyfully serving Parkway Hills Baptist Church in Plano TX as Church Administrator and The Heights church and Fielder Road Baptist Church in Arlington TX. She also served at First Baptist Wichita Falls TX.

Lindaís life was one of joyful service whether she was working or playing or caring for others as she did for her mother in the last years of her life.

Along with her parents, Linda was preceded in death by her brother Mike Ayres, her sister-in-law Kim Farr, and her niece Mikelyn Ayres.

She is survived by her niece, Sierra Parks and husband Brandon Parks of Wynnewood, Okla and nephew John Ayres, wife Alex and great niece Charlotte of El Reno, Okla. She is also survived by many cousins and a great host of beloved friends.

For those desiring, memorial contributions may be sent to Hope 4 Refugees, 1515 N. Town East Blvd, Mesquite, TX 75150, or to the Womenís Ministry c/o First Baptist Church, 1200 9th Street, Wichita Falls, TX 76301.