Dorothy L. Hook, 94, of Blanchester, Ohio (formerly of Wilmington, Ohio) died 5:17 PM, Saturday, March 30, 2013 at the Laurels of Blanchester. Her husband, Leslie D. Hook, preceded her in death February 17, 2005. They were married October 6, 1944. Mrs. Hook was born March 23, 1919 in New Antioch, Clinton County, Ohio, daughter of the late George and Rosa Bauer Compton. She was a member of the Wilmington Church of Christ.
Mrs. Hook is survived by two sons, Larry D. Hook of Dayton, Ohio and L. Gene (Debbie) Hook of Martinsville, Ohio; four grandchildren, Lisa (Chris) Hamm of New Haven, Missouri, Jennifer (Shayne) Davis of Blanchester, Ohio, Rebecca Hook of Bellbrook, Ohio, and Matthew Hook of Union, Ohio; and six great grandchildren, Jordan Hamm, Joshua Hamm, Faithe Hamm, Jessica Davis, Jason Davis, and Kristi Davis. In addition to her husband and parents, three brothers, Floyd Compton, Everett Compton, and Harold Compton, two sisters, Alma Bentley and Ruth Carver, and a granddaughter, Kathleen Hook, are preceded in death.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM, Thursday, April 4, 2013 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home, 327 N. South Street, Wilmington, Ohio. Burial will be in Centerville Cemetery, Lees Creek, Ohio. Friends may call from 12:00 Noon – 2:00 PM, Thursday, April 4, 2013 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Hope, 215 Hughes Blvd., Mt. Orab, Ohio 45154 or to Person to Person Ministries, P.O. Box 39, Hillsboro, Ohio 45133.