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Martha Forence Shook

Posted 2023-06-08 by Pat R
Wickenburg Sun (Wickenburg, Arizona)
Friday, July 12, 1947, p. 1

Rites Wednesday For Martha Shook

Rev. Merle Heatwole of Skull Valley conducted funeral services in the
Presbyterian Church here Wednesday afternoon for Mrs. Martha Florence
Shook who died in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ralph Prather, Monday
morning following an extended illness. Burial followed in the Wickenburg

Mrs. Shook was born in Joliet, Ill., October 28, 1886. She was married
44 years ago to John C. Shook who died in 1941. Mrs. Shook became an
Arizona resident in 1908 when she homesteaded land at Pierce, in
southern Arizona. She had lived with her daughter here since 1948.

Surviving, in addition to Mrs. Prather, are two sons, Raymond of Skull
Valley, and John C. of Whittier, Calif., and four grandchildren.

Ralph Prather returned Tuesday in time for the funeral after being
called to Indianapolis, Ind., upon the death of his father, J. L.
Prather, July 1.

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