Shelva Jean Shook Harrison

by Lynn McMillen
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  Shelva Jean Shook Harrison a woman of unwavering faith and boundless love, departed this earth on Sunday, May 12, 2024. She touched the lives of all who knew her.

Born on April 13th, 1937, in the close-knit community of Antioch, Alabama, she found solace in the embrace of family and her faith. Shelva Jean’s journey spanned 87 years, leaving an indelible mark on those around her. Her unwavering faith guided her steps, and her love enveloped all who crossed her path.

She was preceded in death by her husband, R.L. Shook; parents, Eli and Oma Jones; siblings, Eunice Smith, Villard Jones, Elvis Jones, Arvil Jones, and Earlene Shook Freeman; stepdaughter, Shelia Harrison Harr.

Survivors are her devoted husband of 35 years, Robert Thomas Harrison; children, Reginald Lynn Shook (Susan), Gregory Scott Shook (Annette), Connie Shook McGee (Ollie), Mickey Garth Shook (Pamela), and Stepson, Robert Thomas; 8 grandchildren to carry forward her legacy and 13 great-grandchildren, each a testament to her love and nurturing spirit.

The celebration of life will be held at Killen Church of Christ on Thursday, May 16th at  1:00 pm on (HWY 72, Killen, Alabama) with Brother Stan Dean, Jerry Mitchell, and Brother Micky Beavers officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at the church. Burial will follow at Antioch Cemetery, Killen, Alabama. Pallbearers will be Todd Shook, Blair Shook, Tyler McGee, Connor McGee, Roger Freeman, Dylan Lovett, Colten Shook, and Stuart Harr. Honorary Pallbearers will be Braxton Shook, Brayden Hood, Austin Shook, Devin Shook, Caden (Buck) Shook. In-lieu of flowers, family request donations be made to Leukemia and Lymphoma Foundation (LLS), American Heart Association, or Supporting research and patient care.

As we celebrate Shelva Jean’s life, let us remember her as a beacon of light, a testament to the power of love, and a cherished mother who impacted the lives of all who knew her. May her memory continue to inspire us to live with compassion, grace, and unwavering faith.

“Well done, good and faithful servant” – Mattthew 25:21

In honor of Shelva, Jean‘s life, guest are requested to wear something hot pink/fuchsia in observant to honor her memorial.  Also please continue joining the family for a celebration of life reception at Turtle Point Yacht and Country Club (1000 Club Drive, Killen, Alabama) immediately following the burial. Williams Funeral Home of Florence. directing.

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