Pine Mountain Settlement School SeriesĀ 19: Students Series 09: Biography Joanna Ayers Student 1931-1935 Office 1935-1936; Bookkeeper 1936-July 1939 Born Joanna Morley Ayers in 1916, Joanna Ayers was the daughter of Henry Gilmore Ayers (1894-1959), a coal miner from Twila, Kentucky, and Ethel Elizabeth Oaks Ayers (1883-1979). Joanna, more commonly called “Joan,” was the oldest of … Continue reading JOANNA AYERS