Mary Joyce Dorn, 57, of White Post, Virginia, peacefully passed away on Friday, September 11, 2020, at Sentara Hospice House in Virginia Beach, Virginia, after experiencing a severe stroke while on a family vacation.
Joyce was born October 20, 1962, the daughter of the late Robert and Geraldine Ellis. She graduated from Gilbert High School in West Virginia. Joyce proudly served the Loudoun County School System as a loving bus driver for 29 years. Joyce was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Winchester, Virginia, and happily married Michael Dorn on November 20, 1982, in the Washington, D.C. Temple. She is remembered by all for her patience, her spontaneity and her joyful personality.
She is survived by her husband, Michael Dorn; her three children, Michael Dorn II (Kristy) of Stephens City, Virginia, James Dorn (Julie) of Richmond, Virginia, and Linda Schneier (Nicholas) of Los Angeles, California; her grandchildren, Annabelle, Miles and soon-to-be baby Dorn, Haley and Lucas Dorn, and Victoria Schneier. She is also survived by her siblings, Linda Stalnaker of Covington, Kentucky, Patty Brunton (Larry) of Phoenix, Arizona, Robert Ellis Jr. (Paula) of San Antonio, Texas, and Calvin Ellis (Renee) of Houston, Texas. Joyce is preceded in death by her sister, Thelma Kaufmann.
Family and friends were received from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, September 14, 2020, at Omps Funeral Home, South Chapel, 1260 Front Royal Pike, Winchester, Virginia.
A funeral service was conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at Omps Funeral Home, South Chapel, with Bishop Nathan Jensen officiating. Interment followed in Shenandoah Memorial Park, Winchester, Virginia.
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