Dorothy Hires, a resident of Adairsville, Georgia, passed away at Floyd Specialty Hospital in Rome, Georgia on Sunday, January 23, 2011. Dorothy was born on July 13, 1920, in Chicago, Illinois to the late Edward and AliceSheehan, and was a 1934 graduate of Arbor Park High School in Oak Forest, Illinois. She is survived by her husband, Orville Hires, her daughter, Allison (Larry) Chinski, her son, Thomas (Barbara) Hires, her daughter, Patricia (Thomas) Pavlik and her daughter, Kathleen Erickson. She is also survived by twelve grandchildren, many great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and many friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Edward Sheehan, Robert Sheehan, and William Sheehan, and sisters, Irene Ruiter and Anna Mae Landeck. Following cremation, a memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Tuesday, February 1, at the First Christian Church in Adairsville, Georgia.