June 13, 1918 - August 29, 2018
Sarah M. Shook, age 100, of Elizabethton, passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, at the Hillview Health Care Center. She was a daughter of the late William Roscoe and Annie Ogden Shook. Miss Shook was born in Canton, NC and moved to Elizabethton with her family at an early age. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Ogden Shook on April 6, 1972, William R. Shook on July 8, 1980, Dr. Burton Shook on April 10, 1983; a nephew, Burton Shook, Jr. and a niece, Rebecca Ann Shook. Miss Shook attended public schools in Elizabethton and received a Permanent Teaching Certificate from East Tennessee State Teachers College. She taught school in Carter County for four years and in 1943 began working at North American Rayon Corporation in the spinning office where she worked for forty-three years. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Elizabethton for over fifty years and a member of the Philathea Sunday School class there. Those left to cherish her memory include her nieces and nephews, Sally Shook Harris, of Elizabethton; Ellen Shook Hutchins, of Elizabethton; Joe Shook, of Johnson City; Barbara Shook Hodson, of Vienna, VA; Kathie Shook Piper, of Houston, TX; Ceci Shook McAuliffe, of Atlanta, GA; Mary Elizabeth Shook Carter, of Gloucester, VA and Betsey Shook Venitt, of Phoenix, AZ. A graveside service for Miss Shook will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Saturday, September 1, 2018, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Pastor Todd Hallman officiating. Those wishing to attend are invited to meet the family at the cemetery at 10:50 AM on Saturday. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to First Baptist Church, 212 East F Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643. The family would like to express a sincere and heartfelt thank you to the staff of Hillview Health Care Center for the love and care shown to Miss Shook and the family during her time there. Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website, www.hathawaypercy.com Miss Shook and her family are in the care of Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services, office 423-543-5544.
Sarah M. Shook, age 100, of Elizabethton, passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, at the Hillview Health Care Center. She was a daughter of the late William Roscoe and Annie Ogden Shook. Miss Shook was born in Canton, NC and moved to Elizabethton... View Obituary & Service Information
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