Patricia Ayres Tenison, 70, of Steele, Mo., died Monday, May 16, 2005, at her residence.
Born Feb. 2, 1935, in Leicester, England, daughter of the late Sidney J. and Maud Gilbert Ayres, she was owner/operator of a tanning salon.
She married Bobby Joe Tenison, who survives.
Survivors also include two daughters, Patricia Clayton and husband, John, of Decatur, Ala., and Carol Tenison Buchno, of Memphis, Tenn.; one son, Bobby Joe Tenison Jr., of Steele; two brothers, Ken and Dennis Ayres, both of England; one sister, Kathleen Cooper, of England; five grandchildren, Heather Morris, of Canton, Ga., Kevin Alsup, Matthew Clayton and Morgan Singleton, all of Steele and James Buchno, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., and four great-grandchildren, Randy Morris and DeAnna Morris, both of Decatur and Dylan Singleton and Peyton Gestring, both of Steele.
She was preceded in death by three sisters, Margaret Sibson, Betty Harlow and Evelyn Jackson.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 18, at the Bradshaw Powell Funeral Home Chapel in Steele with the Rev. Jim Mousie officiating.
Burial was in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kenne