Eloisa Ayala, 95, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Thursday morning, November 8, 2012 in a Chattanooga hospital.
She was born November 23, 1916 in San Jose Dela Paz, Jalisco Mexico the daughter of the late Matias Montes and Mercedes Alvarez Montes; and was also preceded in death by her husband of over 60 years, Francisco Ayala; and her sister, Maria Refujia Nunez.
She is survived by her sons, Peter Ayala of Atlanta, Juan Ayala and his wife Maria Consuelo Ayala of Virginia, Rigoberto Ayala and his wife Berta Alicia of Cleveland and Jesus Ayala and his wife Martha of Los Angeles; her daughter, Elisa Torres and her husband Ramon of Cleveland; one brother, Raymundo Montes of Mexico; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren.
The Mass of the Resurrection will be conducted at noon on Saturday, November 10 at St. Therese Catholic Church with Father Tom Moser officiating. Interment will be conducted at a later date in Mexico.
The family will receive friends on Friday, November 9 from 3-6 p.m. at Jim Rush Funeral Homes, North Ocoee Chapel, who has charge of the arrangements. The rosary will be conducted at 6 p.m.