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Dorris Jean (Smith) Jones

January 22, 1932 ~ January 24, 2018 (age 86)

Dorris Jean (Rull) Jones, 86, of Bunker Hill, IL, died at University Nursing and Rehab in Edwardsville, IL on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 10:41 am. She was born January 22, 1932, in Wood River, IL to Otto F. Smith & Estella (Lee) Smith. Dorris devoted endless hours of her time and talents to family throughout her life. She never said no. She worked at Meissner Schools as kitchen staff during her children's school years. Her specialties were the desserts, cakes and fresh dough for pizza. She loved to bake at home as well. In 1973 she went to work for Crown Optical in Alton, IL. From 1978-1982 she worked for Sterling Optical at Alton Square Mall. From 1982 until she retired in 1996 Dorris worked for Pearle Vision. Opening and managing many of their stores in the St. Louis Metropolitan area. She was honored by Pearle many times for a multitude of accomplishments. After retirement in 1996 Dorris worked part time another 15 years for her daughter in CA assisting with Interior Design Projects throughout the state. Dorris also enjoyed sewing, gardening and traveling. She was a member of the Beautification Committee for years in Bunker Hill as well. Trips to every state (but two) were enjoyed multiple times per year with her children, Bill and periodically other family. Dorris was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church, Bunker Hill, IL. She is survived by her children, Jerilyn (Robert) Harris of Edwardsville, IL, Clay (Kara) Rull of Maryville, IL, grandchildren, Dulcie Barth, Meghan Redwitz, Shanna Covarrubias, Emily Rull, great-grandchildren, Dylan Redwitz, and Evangelina "Eva" Barth. Dorris was preceded in death by her parents, former spouse and life long friend, Gilbert "Bill" Rull, sister, Gwen Bruckert and brother, Lloyd Smith. Friends may call on Monday, January 29, 2018 at Zion Lutheran Church in Bunker Hill from 9:30 am until 11:00 am. Memorial services will be Monday, January 29, 2018 at Zion Lutheran Church, Bunker Hill, IL at 11am. Inurnment will be in Bunker Hill Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to St. Jude's Hospital, American Cancer Society, Disabled Veterans or Zion Lutheran Church of Bunker Hill. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill, IL is in charge of the arrangements.

Donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society

Disabled Veterans

St. Jude's Hospital

Zion Lutheran Church
Carlinville IL

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