Dorris Marie Pierce, 83, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 8:34 P.M. May 8, 2019 at Nature Trail Health Care Center in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born November 29, 1935 in Nashville, Tennessee to the late Allen Alonzo “Pat” and Aline Golda (Moore) Quinn.
Dorris is survived by her four sons, Steven Hayes and special friend, Frannie Heintz of Mount Vernon, Jeffrey Hayes of Wisconsin, Robert Pierce of Mount Vernon, and Larry Pierce of Mount Vernon; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one sister, Karen Carleton and husband Robert of Mount Vernon; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Dorris was preceded in death by one grandson, one brother, and two sisters.
Dorris was a devoted homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She loved to read, do crafting, and was an avid Elvis Presley fan. She was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew her.
A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Monday, May 13, 2019 at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens Chapel in Woodlawn, Illinois with Reverend David Shores officiating. Interment will follow. Memorials, in loving memory of Dorris, may be made to the Pierce Family, in the care of Steve Hayes.