ODESSA — Elicia Jenice “Jeni”
Ayers, 29, of Odessa, went to be with our Lord on Sunday, March 28,
2004, in Odessa. She was born in Odessa, Texas, on June 27, 1974, to
Beverly Ayers Hutton.
Jeni was the Local Easter Seal Poster Child in 1977 and the State Easter
Seal Poster Child in 1980. She attended the Lions Camp for Crippled
Children in Kerrville and was a patient at the Scottish Rite Hospital in
Dallas. Jeni graduated from Permian High School in 1994.
Jeni was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star # 447. She was also a
member of First Baptist Church in Odessa.
Jeni has joined her grandmother, Betty Berkley; and two aunts, Pamela
Beam and Kaywin Berkley; and one uncle, Frank Berkley Jr. in Heaven.
Jeni is survived by her mother, Beverly Hutton and husband, Glynn, of
Odessa; grandparents, Frank Berkley of Odessa, Frankie and Billy Ayers
of Albany, Texas; stepgrandmother, Ida Hutton of Odessa; cousin, Richard
Beam of Weatherford; stepsister, Aaron Morrow and husband, Dax, and
daughter, Alexis, of Sierra Vista, Ariz.; and a host of aunts and
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 30, 2004, at the First
Baptist Church with Dr. H. Bailey Stone and Revs. Johnny Young and Buck
Wheat officiating. Eastern Star Graveside Rites will follow at Sunset
The family requests that memorials be directed to the Scottish Rite
Hospital, Permian Basin Rehab, Easter Seals, Lions Camp, Order of the
Eastern Star Estarl or a charity of choice.
Services entrusted to Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.