Mrs. Ruby Irene Ayers, 89, of Altha died Thursday November 19, 2009, at her residence.Mrs. Ayers was a lifelong resident of Altha. She was a member of the Altha United Methodist Church, an avid Elvis Presley fan, and enjoyed working on her fish pond.Mrs. Ayers was preceded in death by her husband, Marion Ayers; daughter Frances Livingston; grandson Bill Wheatley; brother, Mack Hanes; sister, Hazel Williams; and two sons-in-law, Johnny Jernigan and Jimmy Wheatley.Mrs Ayers is survived by one son, Gene Ayers, and wife, Pat, of Altha; one daughter, Shirley Jernigan, of Altha; six grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; one son-in-law, Bedford Livingston, of Altha; and one sister-in-law, Violet Hanes, of Tallahassee.Funeral services for Mrs. Ayers were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 22, at Hall Funeral Home in Altha with Reverend Bill Miller and Sister Martha Hyles officiating. Burial followed in Chipola Cemetery with Hall Funeral Home directing.Hall Funeral Home of Altha was in charge of these arrangements.