Deborah “Diane” Ayers (Crawford)

Hilton Funeral Home
to help with funeral expenses



Deborah “Diane” Ayers (Crawford), 65, of Dickerson, MD, died suddenly on July 22, 2022 at her residence.  She was the wife of Donald Carter.

Born on August 30, 1956, in Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late William and Martha (Carmony) Ayers.

Diane was a hard worker and worked at McDonald’s for 26 years. She enjoyed time with her family and most of all her grandbabies. She loved playing cards on the weekend and enjoyed going out to the moose lodge. She was a loving mother, wife and grandmother. 

Surviving besides her husband are four daughters, Kimberly Ford of Cumberland, MD, Karrie Crawford and husband Jake Lowe of Dickerson, Jessica Crawford and husband Anthony Lowe of Dickerson, Amy Sapp and husband Dustin Bream of Frederick, MD; four brothers, Kenneth Ayers and wife Dee of Mt. Airy, MD, Charlie Ayers of Rockville, MD, Eddie Ayers of Winchester, VA, William Ayers of TN; two sisters, Grey Ayers of TN  and Jeannie Ayers of Mt. Airy; 11 grandchildren, Kai, Jenaya and Deshawn Ford, Jake Jr., Travis and Savannah Lowe, Matthew Lowe, Alexis Crawford, Andrew Sapp, Kynsley and Kolten Bream; four great grandchildren, Aurora Randall, O’melia Ford, Loyal Cole and Zy’mere Ford; and several sister-n-laws that she loved.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Roberta Ayers and three grandchildren, Barron Ford, Jr., Grant Lowe and Mackenzie Neal.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses.



Thanks! Message sent.

From:  Rita Burns

Rest in paradise Auntie Diane thank u for teaching me a few things when I was younger going to miss u love 💕 u really wish I could have visit u. to my uncle Donnie I’m so sorry for your loss sending prayers for strength & hugs & love she was your soulmate & friend & lover & the mother of you’ve 4 daughters love 💕 u uncle Donnie To Diane daughters Kim & karrie & Amy & Jess I’m aim so sorry for the loss of your mom sending my love to u my cuzn s and all her grandkids

From:  The Hilton Family

 Our deepest condolences to your family.