Arnette L. Shook, 94, of Slater, died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at Big Bend Retreat in Slater.
Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater, with Chris Harper officiating. Inurnment will be in Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville. Memorials are suggested to the Big Bend Retreat.
Born Dec. 5, 1918, in Slater, she was the daughter of the late Bryon Dix Montgomery and Juno Forrest Montgomery. On Oct. 9, 1939, in Kansas City, she married Howard Shook, who preceded her in death on March 30, 2010. She was a member of Church of Christ in Marshall and worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. for a number of years until her retirement.
She is survived by two daughters, Sherry Perkins of Slater and Kathy Coleman of Liberty; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Norma Jean Murray of Slater and Bonnie Montgomery of Belleville, Ill.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Gwenth Birch.