Vera Faye Dolley, 71, of Orange, passed away Friday, Oct. 1 at Baptist Hospital in Orange.

Funeral services to remember her life will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5 in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange .  A gathering of family and friends for a time of reflection will be from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

She norn on Dec. 5, 1938 in Brewton , Alabama to her parents, Travis Pearson, Sr. and Gracie ( Wilson ) Pearson. Mrs. Dolley resided in Orange for the past 50 years and she was a member of the Echo Baptist Church in Orange and she was a homemaker.  Mrs. Dolley was a very loving and kind lady, she was also very feisty when needed. She loved her dogs, Joey and Sugar, and she also enjoyed watching wrestling on television.  Above all in her life, Mrs. Dolley cherished a close relationship with her family and will be loved and missed by many. 

Mrs. Dolley is preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Travis Pearson, Jr.; her sister, Edith Patterson and her grandson, Richard Aaron Prudhomme. 

Those who will most cherish her memory are her loving husband of 55 years, Gerald “G.K.” Dolley, Sr. of Orange; her daughters, Kathy Prudhomme and husband, Richard of Westlake, Louisiana and Violet Odom and husband, Bo of Orange; her sons, Gerald “Jerry” Dolley, Jr. and wife, Victoria of Orange, Kenneth “Kenny” Dolley of Orange and Darrell Lynn Dolley, Sr. and wife, Susan of Conroe; her sister, Pauline Watson and husband, Willie of Eight Mile, Alabama; her sister-in-law, Deborah Stagg and husband, James of Orange; her grandchildren, Jacob Dolley, Sarah Dolley, Gerald “Trey” Dolley, III, Joshua Prudhomme, Tara Prudhomme, John Dolley, Tori Osgood, Darrell Charrier, Jr., Stephanie Charrier, Clint Charrier, Nathan Charrier, Tabitha Dolley, Darrell Dolley, Jr., Jeremy Dolley, Candice Dolley and Justin Dolley; six great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family. 

For those who desire memorial contributions, please make a donation in memory of Mrs. Dolley to the American Cancer Society, 755 South Eleventh Street, Suite 212 , Beaumont , Texas 77701-3723 , (800) 227-2345,