Helen Ayala, 66 years old, passed away on October 6, 2015, peacefully at her home with all her family around her. She was the wife of Joe C. Ayala. They shared 50 years of marriage together. Helen was born in Phoenix, Arizona. She was the daughter of Leo and Cruzita Gonzales of Winslow, Arizona. She was a beloved wife and mother. She enjoyed going to the casinos; traveling to Laughlin, NV and other surroundings casinos to play Keno with her husband. She loved being around her family and friends, most of all, her three grandchildren which she adored. She also enjoyed cooking for her family.
She is survived by Joe C. Ayala, Joann Ayala from Kingman, AZ, Lawrence Ayala (Stephanie Ayala) from Surprise, AZ. and Nancy Ayala from Prescott Valley, AZ, brother Leo Gonzales (Dorothy Gonzales), three grandsons: Lawrence Ayala Jr., Jonny Ayala, and Danny Paredes, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leo and Cruzita Gonzales. Celebration of Life will be held on October 17th 2015, at the Viewpoint Senior Community, 3845 N. Viewpoint Dr. Prescott Valley, AZ from 12:00pm until 4:00pm. Arrangements entrusted to Sunrise Funeral Home, www.sunrisefuneralhome.com.