Mrs. Doris Laing

  • Born: August 28, 1940
  • Died: November 14, 2014
  • Location: Union, Missouri

Lincoln Land Cremation Society

917 S. 7th Street
Springfield, IL 62703
Tel. (217) 523-4646

Tribute & Message From The Family

Doris Laing, 74, of Union, MO, passed away at 12:50 p.m. on Friday, November 14, 2014 at Mercy Hospital.

Doris was born on August 28, 1940 in Springfield, the daughter of Wesley and Dora Mayes Hayes. She married Robert J. Laing on January 10, 1975 in Springfield, IL.

Doris was a CNA for 30 years. She enjoyed crafts and was known for being a compassionate person.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Kenneth and Raymond Sidener, Jr; one daughter, Verna Hurst; two sisters, Kathy Brockman and Leonna Hendrick; and one sister-in-law, Dorann Hayes.

She is survived by her husband, Robert Laing of Union, MO; one daughter, Joann (husband, Donny) James of Alton; seven grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; and four siblings, Vernon Hayes, and Larry (wife, Karen) Hayes, both of Springfield, and Sue (husband, John) Mont and Sandy Murphy, both of Girard.

Cremation was accorded by Lincoln Land Cremation Society.

Condolence & Memory Journal

Mom been missing u so much u was my best friend who called u ever day when I was young and even we got older we would talk for ever and I've missed those days so bad but we where both bullhead learned it from u mom but now I'll never to hear ur voice is hurting me so much mommy I'm so sorry and I love u I'm not sure what to do without u you was always there for me now ur gone and it hurts so bad I miss u so much even though we wasn't talking but I knew u was still there for me and now ur really gone I love and miss u mom

Posted by Joann James - alton - daughter   November 21, 2014


love you grandma if you were still here I would love you hug you with all my heart. :(

Posted by Megan Yarborough - East Alton, IL - Great Grandma   November 20, 2014


Grandma I can't believe that you are gone.. You are one of the strongest people I ever knew. I have so many memories from when I was a child and as an adult. My favorite memories and times with you are when me and Megan would drive up to Springfield and spend the weekend with you, we would just sit at the kitchen table the entire day talking and drinking Tea. I also remember when I was little all the vacations and trips we would go on. ( How did you and grandpa ever survive taking me to turkey run!!!! I was such a girlie girl) Even though you have passed away I know that you will always be with me in my heart and watching over me and Megan ( OK and Mark too ;) ) Also behave your self up there in heaven no hitting my dad upside the head with a frying pan!!!!! LOL Well I guess you can just once! Love you grandma forever thank you for all the special times we have shared throughout the years...... Miss you.. Tina, Mark, And Megan Yarborough

Posted by Tina Yarborough - East Alton, IL - Grandma   November 20, 2014

Mom I know we had r ups and downs but loved u with all my heart and I'm missing u like crazy I know ur with god and taking care of Verna ,Kenny, luke give them hugs and kisses from there little sis I will see u all againgod bless u mmom I love u and I'll take care of Bob and my children and grandchildren u rest in peace

Posted by Joann James - Alton, IL - daughter   November 20, 2014


well grandma you seen me grow into a young lady. I love you. God told you to call me that day so I could say I love you.
please God take good care of her.
love kym

Posted by kym v - MO - great grandchild   November 19, 2014