Dorothy L. Landing

Dorothy L. Landing

The memorial service for Dorothy Lois Landing will be 1:00 p.m., Monday, June 2, 2008 at the Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home, Ashland, Ore. Inurnment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery, Ashland.

Dorothy Lois (Pierce) Landing, 77, with her family by her side, went to be with God, May 26, 2008.

She was born July 10, 1930 in Los Angeles, Calif., to Elizabeth China (Hyatt) Pierce and Benjamin Van Pierce.

She loved music, especially her children playing the piano. She was an avid gardener, inside and out. She loved going on drives to the mountains and rural roads, picking wild flowers to take home and grow.

She was a very independent, loving, caring, generous Mom, Grandma, and Great-Grandma, who wasn't afraid of saying what was on her mind. She was a great inspiration to all, and will be missed.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father; and her five brothers, Gene, Eldon, Marvin, Merlin, and Glen. She was their Princess.

Left behind are her four children: son, Craig; daughters, Shirleen and Diana and her husband, Lynn; son, Brad and his wife, Mindy. In addition she is survived by her good friend, Vicki; and grandchildren, Michelle (husband, Mike), Marla (husband, Rusty), Melissa (Husband, Darrell), Brandon (wife, Michele), Shari, Craig and Kila; great-grandchildren, Christopher, Morgan, Adam, Mike, Chelsea, Ashley, Madison, Chase, Madeline Rose, and Molly Ann; and the Smith family, who she adored, Mike, Helen, Jadie, Sheridan, and Owen; and her very best friend, Theresa.

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