Doana LaVaun Hook

In Loving MemoryFuneral services for Doana L. Hook will be 10:00 AM Saturday, June 1, 2013 at First Baptist Church of Drexel, with Pastor Steven Donnelly officiating. Visitation will be held 6-8:00 PM Friday, May 31, 2013 at Mullinax Funeral Home, Drexel Chapel (816-657-4400). Burial to follow service at Sharon Cemetery, Drexel, Missouri. Messages of condolence may be left at


Doana LaVaun (Moore) Hook, 56, passed away on May 28, 2013 at Olathe Medical Center. Doana was born October 17, 1956 in Paola, Kansas to Dale and Dora (Morris) Moore. She was one of five girls. Doana was preceded in death by parents Dale and Dora Moore, sister Donna Elliot, sister Dianne Wooters, and nephew PFC Jason Michael Chafin. Survivors include her devoted husband of 38 years, Jim Hook; son Joshua Hook and wife Angela, son Jeremy Hook and wife Amber; grandchildren Nevaha Marie Hook, Cole Alan Hook, and Quintin James Hook; sisters Dana Murphy and Doreen Campain; and many other loved ones. Doana enjoyed the outdoors, traveling, watching the birds, spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandbabies. Doana was a valued member of the Harlan C. Parker State Farm Insurance Agency, where she helped the agency team achieve National Recognition on a yearly basis. Doana never met a stranger. Clients always loved working with her, and she was a favored team member to numerous clients. Everyone will deeply miss her laughter, energy, and passion for life. Doana leaves her family and friends with many wonderful memories to cherish. Memorial contributions may be made to the ALS Association.

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11 thoughts on “Doana LaVaun Hook

  1. Condolences to Doana’s family. I knew Doana many years ago and she was a wonderful, Christian teen. We shared many nights at GA and youth camp singing and praising God. I know she is singing with the angels in heaven this night. Julie Taylor

  2. My condolences to Doana’s family. I grew up with her sister Doreen and have many memories of slumber parties at their parents home and us younger girls tormenting Doana and Jim. But trust me, Doana and Jim would always get their revenge! May your trust in God strengthen you in this time of sorrow. Melanie Wilcox Gibson

  3. Our condolences to Jim and the family. Philip always talks about the days he and Doana carpooled to the city to work in their younger days. Doana will be greatly missed. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Philip and Toreca Napton

  4. May a comforting peace envelope you and your family Jim during this unfortunate time. in the days ahead, please know that you can count on your friends at BVRC to support you in any way we can. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  5. My deepest sympathies to Jim and the family. In my years volunteering at BVRC, Jim remained a constant, reliable and critical piece to BVRC’s success. I know that Jim’s strong relationship with and support from Doana helped him reach his many accomplishments handling special projects to rebuild, renew, improve, and maintain facilities for BVRC patrons. I know Jim will greatly miss Doana, and I can’t imagine his grief. My heart goes out to Jim and all the family.

  6. our deepest sympathy to doanas family for loss of their of their wife and mother, and grandmother. she will be missed. she will never be forgotten.may she rest in peace. Carolyn lero and family.

  7. We will always remember her bright smile and how she cared about everyone around her. We are blessed to have known her.

  8. My deepest sympathy with the Hook family. Doana was a wonderful State Farm friend of mine and will deeply miss her cheery voice each and every time she called. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Steve Davis

  9. Sincere condolences to Jim and family and to my daughter-in-law Doreen. I knew Doana was special.

  10. I loved Doana and her family all so much and had a special bond with all the family! I will always cherish to the special memories we shared! My prayers are with all the family and friends whose lives she touched so strongly!

  11. My heartfelt condolences to Doana’s Family. May her soul rest in eternal peace and I will forever include her in my prayers. I know this is a sad time but I hope Doana’s family will find comfort knowing that a lot of people love and cared for her.

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