Obituary for Linda Gail Ratcliffe Ayers

Linda Gail Ratcliffe Ayers, age 68 of Pulaski, died Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Lewis Gale Hospital – Pulaski.  She was born in Pulaski on December 3, 1948, and was the daughter of the late Ada Pinkard Ratcliffe and Charlie Robert Ratcliffe.  She retired as an eligibility supervisor at the Pulaski County Department of Social Services, and was a proud member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion Post #7 in Pulaski.  Linda was a 1971 graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, Tyler Jackson Ayers.  She is survived by her three sons; Charles Jackson Ayers of Nashville, Jason Arnold Ayers of Pulaski, and Robert Allen Ayers of Pulaski:  four brothers; Robert Danny Ratcliffe and his wife Patty, Donald Foster Ratcliffe, Ronald Ray Ratcliffe and his wife Sandra, and Richard Wade Ratcliffe:  three sisters; Alice O’Dell, Eva Dickson, and Sherry Wolfe.  A graveside memorial service will be held on Monday, May 1, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Hufford Cemetery.  The family will briefly visit with friends immediately following the service at the cemetery.  In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post #7 or that you do something nice for your community, a friend, or family.  These were all things very important to Linda.  Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.seaglefuneralhome.com  Arrangements by Seagle Funeral Home, Pulaski.