PENDERGRASS - Myrtle Caroline Nicholson Shook, 83, passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2013.
She was born in Toccoa, the daughter of the late Hiram Parks and Melzinia Rumsey Nicholson. She retired from Standard Coosa Thatcher in Jefferson as a spinner, with many years of service. Mrs. Shook was a member of Cave Springs Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, James John Shook; grandson, Steven Watts; and numerous brothers and sisters.
Survivors include children, Mary (Ed) Shook Watts, Commerce, Jim (Lawana) Shook, Pendergrass, Virginia (Sam) Shuler-Green, Highlands, N.C., John Shook, Pendergrass, and Ruthan Proctor, Asheville, N.C.; 20 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.
A celebration of life service will be held on Wednesday October 30, at 3 p.m. at Cave Springs Baptist Church with the Rev. Chad Rising officiating.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com