Dorotha L. Auker

March 11, 1920 ‒ August 17, 2010

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Dorotha L. Auker, age 90, of Mount Vernon, died Tuesday August 17, 2010 at the Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon. Dorotha was born March 11, 1920 in Mount Vernon to W. Arthur and Bernice (Long) Smith. She graduated from Mount Vernon High School, attended the College of Wooster and Ohio University and was an elementary school teacher with the Mount Vernon City Schools for 38 years.

Dorotha was a life member of the Gay Street United Methodist Church, also attended the Hopewell United Methodist Church. She was a member of Knox Chapter #236 Order of Eastern Star in Mount Vernon and the Pleasant Grange.

Surviving are her daughters Anne (Garry) Inabnitt of Brice and Carol (Al) Gore of Pickerington; her son David (Lynette) Auker of Mount Vernon; grandchildren Jeff (Tera) Gore, Johnny (Heather) Auker, Danny Auker, Beth (Erick) Joseph, and Heather (Keith) Rogers; great grandchildren David Joseph, Samuel Joseph, Kaitlyn Rogers, John Auker, Renee Auker, Kennedy Auker, Tyler Gore and Emma Gore. Besides her parents, Dorotha was preceded in death by her husband John Auker, a granddaughter Jacklyn Auker and her brother Charles Smith.

Funeral services will be Friday August 20, 2010 at 2pm at the Gay Street United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Mound View Cemetery. The family will receive friends, in the church parlor, on Friday from 1 p.m. until the service at 2 p.m.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Gay Street United Methodist Church, 18 North Gay Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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