Sept 16, 1888 – July 29, 1967
Mr. & Mrs. Ainsworth Feted On Golden Anniversary 
evening, a golden wedding anniversary reception was given at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Ivan Brown [Ivan is brother to Mrs. Ainsworth] at Greybull, in honor of
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Ainsworth. The Ainsworths were
married Oct. 3, 1912, at the home of Ainsworths
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank S. Ainsworth, at Big Trails. Mr. and Mrs.
Ivan J. Brown [son of Ivan, Sr.] of Worland, co-hosted the event .Places were marked for the honored couple, relatives
and guests at a table which extended the length of the living room. It
was arranged with a lace cloth, and centered with a wedding cake topped with a
miniature bridal couple flanked with lighter tapers. The wedding cake,
another cake, ice cream with fresh strawberries, nuts, mints, coffee and fruit punch were served to the group. After
refreshments and a social period, a "money tree" was presented to Mr.
and Mrs. Ainsworth together with appropriate cards from the guests.
Guests other than the aforementioned, were Mrs. Bert Ainsworth [sister to Mrs.
Ray Ainsworth], Clarence and Don Ainsworth of Big Trails; Mr. and Mrs. Don
Babbitt, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Greet, Mr. and Mrs. Archie Harvard and Peggy, Laurie
and Alan Brown of Worland [children of Ivan Brown, Jr.]; Mr. and Mrs. Howard
Graham, Dr. and Mrs. E. E. Myers, Mrs. A. A. Smith, and Fred Connor of
Guests invited, but unable to attend, were Mr. and Mrs. Estelle Brown and family and Dr. and Mrs. Clayton C. Curtis of Worland. Of these guests, Mrs. Bert Ainsworth and Fred Greet were present at the wedding 50 years ago.
Ray Ainsworth dies in Powell hospital
Funeral services for Ray D. Ainsworth, 78, of Greybull were
held at the Seventh Day Adventist church at Big Trails by Pastor Ray
Wyatt. Burial was in Tensleep. Mr.
Ainsworth died July 29 in the Powell hospital. He had been in failing
health for several years. He was born Sept. 16, 1888, at
He was married to Edith May Broun
on Oct. 3, 1912, at Big Trails. They owned and operated a ranch at Big
Trails until moving to Greybull in the fall of 1961. They sold the ranch
about two years ago. He was a charter member of the Big Trails Seventh Day
Adventist church. Survivors are: his wife, Edith of Greybull; two sons, Harold
Mrs. Herbert (