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Charles "Bill" Shook

April 4, 1935 — August 20, 2012

Charles Edward (Bill) Shook, 77, of Benton, passed away on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at his residence. He was of Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Shook; parents, Alvin Franklin Shook and Lily Mae Cross; brother, Benny Franklin Shook. He is survived by his children, Riley Shook (Renae) of GA, Janet Goins (Leonard) of Cleveland, Shelia Charlene Luther of Benton, Charles Shook, Jr. (Joan) of Cleveland, Billy Jo Shook of Cleveland and Curtis L. Shook of Cleveland; grandchildren, Matthew and Jeremy Shook of GA, Kevin and Rick Smith of Cleveland, Jennifer Self of Old Fort, Crystle Ellison of Benton, Charlie Shook III of Old Fort, Jeffrey Shook of Cleveland, Brandy Bishop of Benton, Billy Jo McKinney of Cleveland, Cassondra Taylor of Cleveland; 29 great-grandchildren; siblings, Jack and Buck Shook of Chattanooga, Tom Shook (Sue) of Chattanooga, Sprauley Shook (Caroline) of GA, J.M. Cross (Joann) of Benton and sister, Katherine Branam (Hobert) of Florida. Several nieces and nephews and special friends, Terry Ross, Denise Sweeny and James Ledford also survive. Graveside services will be held on Friday, August 24, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. in McDonald East View Cemetery with Pastor Pete Morgan officiating. Johnathan Wilson, Tim Shook, B. J. Shook, Kevin Smith, Rick Smith, Jr., Charlie Shook III serving as pallbearers. Bryson Ellison will serve as honorary pallbearer. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, August 23, 2012 at Higgins Funeral Home. The family would like to acknowledge and give special thanks to the doctors and staff of the Kidney Center of Cleveland. We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Shook family guestbook at
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Friday, August 24, 2012

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McDonald East View Cemetery


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