Lillie B. Ayers
Summary: lead plaintiff in Mississippi's college desegregation lawsuit after the death of her husband Jake Ayers, Sr. in 1986, just six years before the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Mississippi hadn't done enough to eliminate segregation at its universities.
Cause of Death: Bone cancer
Born: October 25, 1927
Died: March 24, 2013
Location: Glen Allan, Mississippi