Irene Wingrove Ayres
Irene Wingrove Ayres
  • February 15, 1928 - June 3, 2017
  • Wichita Falls, Texas

Share This Obituary

Arrangements made by

Dutton Funeral Home

300 East Cash Street
Iowa Park, TX 76367
Get Directions

Profile of Dutton Funeral Home

View Phone Number

"For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God." - Ephesians 2:8. Irene Wingrove Ayres, 89, passed away Saturday, June 3, 2017 in Wichita Falls, Texas. Memorial services will be held at 1 PM Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at First Baptist Church of Holliday, Texas. Burial will be held 11 AM on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at the Holliday Cemetery under the direction of Dutton Funeral Home in Iowa Park, Texas.
Irene was born February 15, 1928 in Archer County, Texas to Bert and Lizzie (Beekman) Wingrove. She rejoiced in Jesus' love and reflected Him to everyone she met. She graduated from Holliday High School where she met her husband. Irene married Joe Dell Ayres on May 21, 1948 in Holliday. She was a homemaker who supported her husband in the oil and gas industry and his cutting horse operations in Oklahoma and Texas. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Holliday for over 60 years and joined Fairway Baptist Church in Wichita Falls in 2004.
Irene is preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Mike Ayres and his wife, Kim; one grandchild, Mikelyn; sisters, Juanita, Cora, and Helen; and brothers, Kenneth and Riley.
Surviving relatives include daughter, Linda Ayres of Wichita Falls; grandson, John Ayres and wife, Alex of El Reno, Oklahoma; granddaughter, Sierra Parks and husband, Brandon of Wynnewood, Oklahoma; and great granddaughter, Charlie Ayres of El Reno, Oklahoma; one sister, Dorothy Todd of Ojai, California; and one brother, Burl Wingrove of Gladewater, Texas; and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials are suggested to First Baptist Church of Holliday or to the Holliday Cemetery Association. Irene's love of Jesus shone in every moment of her life. Because of this, she was happy, content, and joyful all the days of her life.