W. T. Ainsworth, 81, of Beaumont, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009 at his residence. Funeral services were Friday, Sept. 11 at Victory Temple in Beaumont, under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor, with burial at Restlawn Memorial Park in Vidor.

A native of Pioneer, La., he was a retired minister with Vidor Glory Church of God. He served his country in the U. S. Coast Guard. He enjoyed sailing and flying in his spare time.  

W. T. was preceded in death by his daughter, Julie Ann Ainsworth; brother, John Edward Ainsworth; sisters, Virginia Gail Heil, and Frankie Stephens. 

He is survived by his wife, Donna Ainsworth of Beaumont; sons, William “Bill” George Ainsworth and wife Rose of Angleton, Mark Allen Ainsworth and wife, Brenda of Paris, Texas; sisters, Edna Mae Mitchell of Dallas; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.