Ruth (Kat) Kathleen Hodges Shook, age 91, of Banner Elk, North Carolina passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Life Care Center of Banner Elk in Banner Elk, NC.

She was born on May 26, 1927 in Seven Devils, North Carolina, a daughter of the late Clinard Hodges and the late Daisy Yarber Hodges.

She was preceded in death by her Parents; Husband, Floyd Shook; Two Daughters, Norma Jean Shook, Teresa Shook, Five Brothers, Jimmy, Lynn, Bill, Ronald, and Marshall Hodges; Three Sisters, Lola Rupard, Edna Arnett, Pansey Hodges; Two Grandchildren, Larry Wayne Shook, Tina Shook; Great-Grandchild, Cody Lee Arnett; Daughter-In-Law, Martha Shook.

Kat was a member of White Rock Baptist Church. She enjoyed Flowers, Gardening, and Loafering. She enjoyed listening to Country and Gospel Music. She also enjoyed listening to Conway Twitty and Charlie Pride.

Kat leaves behind to cherish her memory her: Son, Gary (Maxine) Shook of Banner Elk, NC, Son, Larry Shook of Banner Elk, NC, Daughter, Wilma Dean (Billy) Arnett of Union Mills, NC, Sister, Dople Rupard of Banner Elk, NC, Brother, Bobby (Barbara) Hodges of Banner Elk, NC, 4 Grandchildren, 8 Great Grandchildren, 13 Great-Great Grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Services for Kat Shook will be held on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 12:00 pm from Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home with Rev. Lynn Shook and Rev. John McCoury officiating.
The family will receive friends beginning at 11:00 am up until the service hour at 12:00 pm on Tuesday at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.
Interment will follow the service at White Rock Cemetery.

The Family would like to offer a special thank you to the staff at Life Care Center of Banner Elk for all their love and care for Kat.

In lieu of flowers, memorials donations may be made to: The Alzheimer's Association. 31 College Place Suite Doppler 103, Asheville, NC 28801

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