Mrs. Kathryn Juanita Ayers

April 28, 1924August 12, 2013

CHINA GROVE: Kathryn Juanita Overcash Ayers 89, of China Grove, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Monday August 12, 2013. Juanita was born April 28, 1924, in China Grove, NC, a daughter of the late Luther McCamey Overcash and Mary Agnes Davis Overcash. Retired as a clerk with the U.S. Postal Service, Juanita stayed active in many areas. She was a member of Lutheran Chapel Church where she sang in the choir, member of WELCA of the church, a member of the church council and a member of the Buena Hinson Circle. Beyond her immediate family she loved her brother and sisters very much. Her church family were all special to her as were the Davis and Overcash extended family.

Juanita is predeceased by her husband George Washington Ayers who died July 22, 2006, a brother the late Homer Overcash who died in 1972, two sisters the late Helen Smith and the late Barbara Bradshaw.

Surviors include two daughters Kathy "Jamie" Morgan of China Grove and Mary Jane "Robbie" Measmer of China Grove. One brother Brown D. Overcash of China Grove and two sisters Doris Freeze and Frankie "Floyd" Echerd of China Grove. Brother-in-law Arnold Bradshaw of Mathews. 8 grandchildren Daniel "Page" Crowe Aaron Crowe, Katie "Christopher" Rowley , Andrew "Hannah" Morgan , Michael "Lauren" Morgan, Tyler Morgan, Angela Artz, and Jennifer "Justin" Quantz. 4 great-grandchildren, Alli Coody, Ava Grace Coody, Jaxson Coody and Maverick Morgan. Many other nieces and nephews. Visitation and service: The Ayers family will receive friends Friday August 16, 2013 between 10:00-11:30 at Lutheran Chapel Church with service to follow at 11:30 am at the church. Offeciating will be Rev Tony Bradshaw and Rev Bill Connelly. Entombment to follow at West lawn memorial Park in China Grove.

Memorials: may be made to the sound system at Lutheran Chapel Church P.O. Box 152 China Grove, NC 28023 Linn Honeycutt Funeral Home in China Grove is serving the Avers family.


  • Funeral Service Friday, August 16, 2013
  • Visitation Friday, August 16, 2013

Mrs. Kathryn Juanita Ayers

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(Rev.) William Haskell

September 15, 2013

Always remember: You are special. You are God's very own children. You are loved! The peace of The Lord be with you, always, and sustain you all the days of your lives. You all are in my prayers.

Teresa (Linn) Wise

August 15, 2013

Your mother was a very special lady. I remember playing with you Mary Jane when we were little at your home. You, Kathy and the family have my deepest sympathy.

Dave and Jamie Artz

August 15, 2013

We are saddened by your loss and your family is in our prayers.

Benita Sheets

August 14, 2013

Juanita was such a special lady and a big influence in my life. She will be greatly missed by all. My God's loving arms be around each of you, and give you the peace and comfort only he can give. My prayers will be with you.

Percy and Joanne Johnson

August 14, 2013

Juanita will be missed,she was a wonderful lady.You will all be in our prayers.

Steve Davis

August 14, 2013

Juanita was certainly a very loved family member. She was a wonderful caring person who will certainly be missed. My prayers and thoughts are with her immediate family.

Renee Simmons

August 14, 2013

Juanita was a wonderful person! She will be dearly missed! Praying for her family during this time; may they feel God's loving arms embracing them.

Edwin & Debbie Martin

August 14, 2013

Jamie, Kathy & Family
Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers - find comfort in all of your family members