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Doris Mae (Hayden) Somers

June 2, 1946 ~ December 29, 2020 (age 74)


Walnut Cove – Doris Mae Hayden Somers, 74, of Walnut Cove, NC passed away at her home on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 with her beloved family by her side.

Ms. Somers was born on June 2, 1946 in Stokes County, to the late Elmer and Virginia Evelyn Frye Hayden.  She was of the Baptist faith.  She enjoyed going to yard sales where she would find many of her treasured collectibles, her favorites were antiques.  She also loved fishing, gardening, and yard work.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five brothers and sisters.

Left to cherish her memory is her sons: Donnie Lawson (Amber), Billy Ray Lawson (Julie), and Jason Somers (Katie); daughters: Penny Somers and Jenny Lawson; grandchildren: Justin Hill (Heather), Bradley Lawson, Jasmine Hill, Jessi Lawson, Hope Lawson, Haley Lawson, Tanner Hobson, Abbie Lawson, Skylar Perez, and Cali Somers; great grandchildren: Kinzlei Hill, Zyleigh Hill, Canaan Lawson, and Ezekiel “Zeke” Hill; and a sister, Judy Norman.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, December 31, 2020 at Quaker Gap Baptist Church Cemetery with Pastor Justin Hill, and Pastor Sam Bowman officiating.

A special “Thank You” is extended to Ronnie and Roxie Somers for the kindness and care they provided.

The family is at the home of her daughter, Jenny Lawson: 2477 Dillard Rd. Madison, NC.

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Graveside Service
December 31, 2020

1:00 PM
Quaker Gap Baptist Church Cemetery
2265 Flat Shoals Rd
King, NC 27021

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