Bruce Carson Ayers, age 63, of Jellico passed away Thursday, November 3, 2022, at Baptist Health Hospital in Corbin Kentucky. Bruce was born in Jellico TN on June 25, 1959. Preceded in death by parents: Elbert and Joie Ayers, sisters: Brenda Sue Marlow, Joan Ayers, brother: Tommie Ayers. He accepted Christ as his Savior in July.

Survived by:

Sons: David Ayers and Ricky Carson Crisp

Daughter: Tina

11 Grandchildren

Brothers: David Ayers (Carolyn), Jerome Ayers (Geraldean)

Sisters: Alberta Powers (R.L.), Laquada Hughes

Care Giver (Girlfriend): Lorene Osborn

Special Friend: Terry Kellogg

A host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Family will receive friends 12-1 PM Monday November 7, 2022, at Cross-Smith Funeral Home with funeral service to follow at 1 PM in Cross-Smith Chapel, Rev. Ron Bruce and Rev. Jerome Ayers officiating. Interment to follow funeral service in Ayers Cemetery in Stinking Creek.

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Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home