Mt. Vernon Register-News

September 24, 2013

Erma Hook


The Register-News

---- — Erma M. Hook, 99, of Dahlgren, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at 9:55 p.m. at Fairfield Memorial Hospital, Fairfield.

She graduated Dahlgren High School in 1931, and on Dec. 26, 1931, she married Oatis B. Hook, to whom she was married 66 years.

She was a homemaker and in addition to raising her family of three children, she was active in the Dahlgren Methodist Church and the Dahlgren Community Chapel. She enjoyed quilting and spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband; son-in-law, Leon Murphy; grandchild, Terry Murphy; parents, Bill and Maude Millenbine; sister, Eula Myers; and brother, Ray Millenbine.

She is survived by three children, William B. Hook of Dahlgren, Gary (Janet) Hook of Dahlgren and Sandra (Steve) Vandeveer of Fairfield; sister, Betty Henson of McLeansboro; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Gholson Funeral Home, Dahlgren with the Rev. Gary Whipple officiating. Interment will be at IOOF Cemetery in Dahlgren.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight at Gholson Funeral Home, Dahlgren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Dahlgren Community Chapel, Dahlgren.