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1933 Clara 2022

Clara Ruth Wike Shook

March 9, 1933 — December 22, 2022

Clara Ruth Wike Shook, age 89, passed away Thursday, December 22, 2022. She was born to the late Fred Wike and Minnie Herman Wike on March 9, 1933, in Catawba County. Mrs. Shook was a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church. She enjoyed doing genealogy research, shopping, knitting, and cooking. Clara loved spending time with her family and grandchildren.

Including her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Jack Shook, and daughter, Amy Herman.

Those left to cherish the memories of Clara include her son, Richard Shook (Debbie), grandsons, Andrew Shook (Anna), Alan Shook (Karen), great-grandchildren, Alan Wade, Amber, Amy, Jacob, and Trevor Shook, sisters, Shirley Shook (Harold), Mary Lou Huffman, and several nieces and nephews.

The family will visit with friends Tuesday, December 27, 2022, at Dudley Shoals Baptist Church from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. A graveside service will be held immediately after the visitation at Dudley Shoals Baptist Church.
Rev. Kyle Llyod will officiate.

Flowers will be accepted, or donations may be made to Dudley Shoals Baptist Church, Granite Falls, NC 28630.

We would like to thank Glenda Miller for her excellent care for our mother.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
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Tuesday, December 27, 2022

1:00 - 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, December 27, 2022

Starts at 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

Dudley Shoals Baptist Church Cemetery

1882 Dudley Shoals Road, Granite Falls, NC 28630

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