Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Christ United Methodist Church, East Moline, where she was a member. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday at Schroder Mortuary, Silvis. Burial will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens in East Moline. Memorials may be made to Christ United Methodist Church.
Ayliffe was born Aug. 14, 1932, in Madelia, Minn., the daughter of Harry L. and Claire Weldy Bristol. She married Frank Freeborn June 3, 1949. She later married Eugene Dickinson in 1957 in Moline. He passed away June 19, 1993. She then married Dudley S. Colbert on Oct. 21, 1995, in East Moline. He passed away July 29, 2006.
Ayliffe was owner/broker of Dickinson Realty in East Moline for 15 years. She was a member of the VFW Auxillary and a former member of ABWA. She was also a member of Lakewood Park Methodist Church in Fort Pierce.
Ayliffe is survived by her children, Thomas (Fran) Dickinson, Stephen (Luanna) Dickinson, Dennis (Ingrid) Freeborn, Cynthia (Dave) Heimbeck, Kimberly (Terry) Fortman and Cheryl Wood; daughter-in-law Rita Freeborn; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; siblings Buda Larson, James (Kathy) Cramblett, Carolee Dunton, Sue (John) Dingus; sister-in-law, Virginia Bristol; and a special friend, Allen Fisher. She was preceded in death by her husbands, son, Richard Freeborn; brothers, Bill and Darrell Bristol; and a granddaughter Tabitha Dickinson
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schrodermortuary.com.