Dora Herring of Newport News, escaped the suffering of this world and entered into eternal peace and rest with her Savior and Lord on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019. She was surrounded by her family whom she loved dearly.
Dora Mae was born in Wayne County, North Carolina in 1922. She married Jasper Earl Herring in 1942 and they moved to the Peninsula shortly thereafter.
Dora was an extraordinary mother who adored her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In turn they all loved and doted on her. She most enjoyed spending time with them and extended family and friends. The world is a better place because of the beautiful life Dora shared with so many. She will be terribly missed by everyone she knew.
Dora was preceded in death by her husband; also son, Billy; grandson, Gary Jr.; her 10 brothers and sisters. She is survived by her daughter, Sharon Warren and husband Howard; son, Dennis and wife Connie, and son, Gary. She is also survived by five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020 at Immanuel Baptist Church, 69 Saunders Road, Newport News. Family will receive guests at 11a.m., followed by a celebration of life service at noon and interment at Parklawn Cemetery, Hampton, at 1 p.m. Immanuel Baptist will host a reception for family and friends at 2 o’clock.