ALTO - Felton Cline Shook, Jr., 66, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Born on October 9, 1946, in Clarkesville, he was the son of Ellene Trotter Shook of Clarkesville and the late Felton Cline Shook Sr. He was previously employed with Coats and Clark and was of the Holiness denomination. In his spare time he enjoyed being with his many friends, fishing, sports, Western Square Dancing, and "the great outdoors", loved ones stated. Mr. Shook was preceded in death by a sister, Marcella Giaquinta.
Survivors in addition to his mother include his wife of 39 years, Opal Ferguson Shook, Alto; sister-in-law, Eunice Ferguson, Alto; brother-in-law, Robert "Bob" Giaquinta, Demorest; nephews and spouses, Mike and Katrina Giaquinta, Charles and Beth Giaquinta and Anthony and Kathy Giaquinta, all of Clarkesville; two great-nieces; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 31, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart with Kasey McEntire reading an eulogy written by the Rev. Rich Hulsey and with Bishop Clarence Reynolds officiating. Interment will follow in B.C. Grant Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Sanford Kimbrell officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4 & 6-9 pm on Thursday.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to The Gideon's International, P.O. Box 195, Baldwin, GA 30511.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia is in charge of arrangements.