Milford W. Ayers, employed with the local Arden Dairies, succumbed early this morning at his home at 711 Pierce Street. Ayers was a native of Arkansas being born November 18, 1914 in Green Forest. He had resided in Taft for the past six years. Survivors include his widow, Hazel M.; son, David and daughters, Sammie and Donna, all residing at the family home; daughter, Mrs. Joan Morgantini; brother, Glenford Ayers and mother, Viola Ayers, all of Greenfield in Monterey County and other relatives. Funeral arrangements are pending at Erickson & Brown Funeral Home.