Chillicothe OH- Naomi Hope Woods, 78, of Chillicothe, died 9:10 p.m. Friday December, 25, 2020 at her residence following an extended illness. She was born September 5, 1942 in Ross County, to the late Arthur and Florence (Sharp) Hammond.
Surviving is a daughter, Gloria J. (Scott) Dailey of Chillicothe; grandchildren, Justin Horsley and companion Krystal Grant, Megan Bush, Lacey (AJ) Erney, Danielle Ball, and Rachal Ball and fiance Ben Rittinger; great grandchildren, Lily Ball, Alli Bush, Makenna Horsley, Addysun Grant, Bently Smith, and Mika Edgington; a brother, Rockford “Rocky” Hammond and fiance Kimberly Neikirk, of Chillicothe; sisters, Joyce (Martin) Herrle, Morehead City, NC, Carol (Ron) Yates, Newport, NC and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by; a daughter, Elizabeth “Liz” Ball, brothers, Clyde C., Lloyd “Chubb” and Alton “Skin” Hammond and a sister Thelma Smith.
Hope retired from General Electric in Circleville with 30 plus years of service attended the Richmond Dale United Methodist Church.
In keeping with Naomi’s wish there will be calling hours or funeral service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Richmond Dale United Methodist Church C/O Gloria Dailey 332 Massie Ave. Chillicothe, OH 45601. Arrangements are under the direction the WARE FUNERAL HOME.
You may sign her online register at www.warefh.com.