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John F. Shook

August 24, 1938 July 28, 2020
John F.  Shook
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Obituary for John F. Shook

John Felix Shook, 81 of Claremont,. Entered Heaven’s Gates on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at Abernethy Laurels Nursing Center.

Born August 24, 1938 in Iredell County, he was the son of the late Clarence Clifford Shook and Lucy Stewart Shook.

He was a member of First Baptist Church in Claremont and retired from a life of farming and working with furniture. John truly loved caring for all the farm animals and just taking time to relax on the front porch.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by wife, Nancy Huffman Shook and daughter, Ann Huffman Barnes.

He is survived by 3 sisters, Barbara and husband Gene Bolick of Claremont, Kay and husband Dennis Spencer of Hickory, Reba Atkinson of Claremont; also 4 Sons, Dale Shook and wife Tracy of Maiden, Ricky Shook and wife Louellen of Claremont, Rex Shook and wife Donna of Mooresville, Roger Shook and wife Tina of Claremont; 8 Grandchildren; 3 Great Grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Friday July 31, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Burke Mortuary in Newton, with Rev. Dennis Richards officiating.

The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service at Catawba Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Shook Poultry’s “Feed Families for Thanksgiving” Fund Raiser at 3177 Poultry Drive, Claremont, NC 28610.

Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Shook family.

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Receiving of Friends




12:00 PM 7/31/2020 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 7/31/2020 2:00:00 PM
Burke Mortuary & Crematory

2516 N Main Ave
Newton, NC 28658

Burke Mortuary & Crematory
2516 N Main Ave Newton 28658 NC
United States

Celebration of Life Service




2:00 PM 7/31/2020 2:00:00 PM
Burke Mortuary Chapel

2516 N Main Avenue
Newton, NC 28658

Burke Mortuary Chapel
2516 N Main Avenue Newton 28658 NC
United States

Cemetery Details


Catawba Memorial Park Final Resting Place

3060 Hwy 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602

3060 Hwy 70 SE Hickory 28602 NC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Shook Poultry's "Feed Famililes for Thanksgiving"

3177 Poultry Drive
Claremont, NC 28610

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