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Cindy Ayer May

March 5, 1954 ~ March 13, 2022 (age 68)

Obituary

Cindy Ayer May age 68 passed away on March 13, 2022 following a courageous four-month battle with a rare stomach cancer.

 

She was born March 5, 1954 in Evansville Indiana to Ray and Melba Tilley Ayer. She was a 1972 Tell City High School graduate.

 

Cindy attended Indiana University and was a honor graduate of Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing where she received the Deaconess Foundation Award . Cindy never met a stranger and she was a friend to everyone .

 

She was on the Board of Tell City Housing Authority, the Executive Board of Lincoln Hills Development Corporation, Tri Kappa society, she was Republican Precinct Committeeman for Tell City number 3 precinct.

She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Moose lodge.

 

Cindy was a nurse of 35 years. She opened Oakwood Health Campus as Director of Nursing in 2000 and for the last 10 years she was a nurse at Riverview Surgery Center in Rockport, a job she dearly loved and considered the staff there her family.

 

She is survived by mother Melba Ayer, 4 children Jeremy Deeg (Ashley), Amber Carrier(Chris), Brent May, Bryson May (Kara), a twin brother Mike Ayer (Andrea) , and 7 grandchildren, Caroline Grace, Catherine Garnet, Caden, Savannah, Aubree Clarissa and Victoria .

 

She was preceded in death by her father Ray Ayer and brother Kevin Ayer.

 

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Thursday March 17, 2022 at the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City, IN with entombment at Greenwood Cemetery.

 

Visitation will be from 2:00pm to 7:00pm Wednesday and from 9:00am to 10:30am Thursday at the Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home, 920 10th St. Tell City, IN.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to The Cindy Ayer May Nursing Scholarship Fund c/o Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home, 910 10th Street Tell City, IN 47586.

 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
March 16, 2022

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home
920 10th Street
Tell City, IN 47586

Visitation
Thursday
March 17, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home
920 10th Street
Tell City, IN 47586

Funeral Service
Thursday
March 17, 2022

11:00 AM
Evangelical United Church of Christ (Tell City)

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