Doris McCall Shook (1931 - 2018)

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Doris McCall Shook, 86, of Shallotte passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2018, in the SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, Bolivia.
Doris was born in Jackson County on Oct. 15, 1931, to the late Sharon Festus and Monica Campbell McCall. She was a retired operator from Southern Bell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 60 years, Garland Oscar Shook Jr.; and a stepson, Lawrence Shook.
She was a devoted and active member of St. Luke Lutheran Church. Doris was a unique woman who loved life. She was known as "the gourd lady" as she prepared and sold them at farmers markets. She also made jewelry from sweet potatoes and enjoyed playing bridge. Doris volunteered at the Museum of Coastal Carolina and the 4-H organization.
Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Glenda Shook of Newton; sister, Margaret Coffman and husband, Ralph, of Sioux Falls, S.D.; grandson, William "Billy" Shook; nieces, Beverly Barger and husband, Glen, of Newton and Tomaline Abernathy and husband, Michael, of Maiden; nephew, Dwight Shook and wife, Theresa, of Fort Myers, Fla.; and a very close friend, Melissa "Missy" Holden of Supply.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 26, in St. Luke Lutheran Church with the Rev. Henry Rehder officiating. Inurnment will follow in the church columbarium. A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall.
In lieu of customary remembrances, the family asks with gratitude that memorials be made to St. Luke Lutheran Church, Shook Memorial, 5869 Ocean Highway, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469.
Online condolences are encouraged and may be offered at
White Funeral and Cremation Service, Bolivia/Supply chapel
Published in The Brunswick Beacon from Apr. 19 to Apr. 25, 2018
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White Funeral and Cremation Service
603 Ocean Hwy E | Bolivia, NC 28422 | (910) 754-6848
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