Avery County Obituaries – Compiled April 18, 2013
Martha Shook, D. April 22, 2013
Martha Carolyn Shook, age 64, of Banner Elk passed away on April 22, 2013 at Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory, NC.
A native of Carter County, she was born June 6, 1948 a daughter of the late Charlie Tom and Ethel Freeman Stout.
She was a homemaker and enjoyed crocheting and flowers.
Martha was a member of White Rock Baptist Church and had volunteered for the Grandfather Academy as a Guardian Ad Litem.
Along with her parents, Martha was preceded in death by her son, Larry W. Shook.
A loving and caring wife and mother, who never met a stranger and was always there to help anyone who needed it, Martha has left to cherish her memory her: husband, Larry B. Shook of the home; daughter, Tina Shook of Banner Elk; daughter-in-law, Karen Shook of Banner Elk; grandchildren, Neil Colledge of Tampa,FL., Kristina Muratori of Clearwater, FL., Anthony Muratori of Dunedin, FL., Matt Muratori of Palm Harbor, FL.; great granddaughter, Nevaeh Davis of Clearwater, FL.; mother-in-law, Katherine Shook of Banner Elk; sisters, Charlotte Davis and husband Charles of Hickory, Sue Roberts of Roan Mountain; brothers, Raymond Stout and wife Teresa of Roan Mountain, Richard Stout and wife Becky of Hickory, Greg Stout and wife Becky of Watauga, TN, Charlie Stout of Hampton, Lincoln Stout of Roan Mountain; step mother, Wanda Stout of Roan Mountain.
Funeral services for Martha Carolyn Shook will be conducted on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 8:00 pm at the Grandfather Chapel with Rev. Lynn Shook, Rev. John McCoury and Rev. Jerry McCoury officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until the service hour. Family, friends and pallbearers are asked to meet at the funeral home on Thursday, April 25th at 10:15 a.m. to go in procession to the Freeman Cemetery for graveside services.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: The American Heart Association at 202 Centre Point Drive Greensboro, NC 27409.
Words of comfort and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at www.rsfh.net.
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland is serving the Shook family.
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Listings of Funeral Homes in Avery County:
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home in Newland
296 Ash Street
P.O. Box 215
Newland, NC 28657