Morris Edwin Ayres, age 72, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at his residence. He was born to the late Edwin Ayres and Sarah Hetrick Ayres in New Castle, PA and was preceded in death by his brother Robert Ayres. Mr. Ayres is survived by his wife, Lee Yarbrough Ayres; son & daughter-in-law, Morris & Stephanie Ayres, Jr. of Dublin, GA, son, Darren Ayres of Los Angeles, CA, step-daughter & husband, Angie & Kris Miller of Newnan, GA; three grandchildren, Dylan Ayres, Jacob Miller and Lucas Miller. He was a member of First Redeemer Church in Cumming, GA. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 1, 2011 at Buford Presbyterian Church. Rev. David Shaw will officiate. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to be made to The Nagourney Institute, 750 East 29th Street, Long Beach, CA 90806. Memorial Park South Funeral Home, 4121 Falcon Parkway , Flowery Branch, GA 30542 is in charge of arrangements. 770-967-5555. Send online condolences to