Mary Lou Shook Guy

Published 4:48 pm Wednesday, November 9, 2016

“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love His appearing.” II Timothy 4:7-8
Mary Lou Shook Guy, 84, of Elk Park, N.C., went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, at Hillview Health Care Center in Elizabethton.
A native of Avery County, she was a daughter of the late Cress and Faye Norris Shook.
Mrs. Guy was a graduate of Cranberry High School, Elk Park. She was of the Baptist faith and was a member of Beech Valley Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy “Gene” Guy, in 1991; a son, Tommy, in 1968; a sister, Clara Sue Shook Jones and husband Claude; brothers, George W. Shook and wife Edna, Charles Shook and wife Fannie, Thomas Lance Shook and Max Shook; nephews, Johnny and Terry Shook; niece, Patricia Shook; and a special great-nephew, George Walter “Walt” Shook.
Survivors include a daughter, Tammy Guy Dyer and husband Timothy “Moose,” Elizabethton; a brother, Paul Shook and wife Glenda, Elizabethton; a grandson, Nathan Dyer, Elizabethton; a granddaughter, Stephanie Dyer Norwood and husband Jimmy, Old Beach Mtn.; three great-grandchildren, Jake, Leah and Abel Norwood, Old Beech Mtn.; a sister-in-law, Betty Stockton Shook, Hickory, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews.
A service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Guy will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday, November 10, at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Elizabethton with the Rev. Richard Jones officiating. Music will be provided by the Beech Valley Quartet. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel, prior to the service. The graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, November 11, at Fall Creek Cemetery, Elk Park. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Friday, will be David Calhoun, David Thomas, Bruce Guy, Bobby Harmon, Jake Storey, Jerry Turbyfill and Mark Parlier. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff and her friends at Hillview Health and Rehab Center for making Hillview a loving home for Mary which she loved and cherished. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website:
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Guy family.

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