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“Steve, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time! Maybe we can reconnect sometime. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Wayne Christian - SC

“EVELYN was a Blessed Loving neighbor whom was there in my time of need. She has not and never will be forgotten. 1970-1972 We lived across from the...Read More »
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“Neal and I have memories of Mrs. Shook with the Midland Park families. She was always so kind and a very giving person. Our thoughts and prayers go...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Darlene Blount - Neighbor

“Sorry to hear of Miss Evelyn's passing. Had the pleasure of working with her and Clyde for many years at Hertz. She was a beautiful lady ”
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“Our thoughts and prayers are with each of your during this time of bereavement. May you all feel God's strength, love and comfort in a special way in...Read More »
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Evelyn Purvis Shook, 90, of Summerville , SC, widow of Homer Clyde Shook died at The Village at Summerville retirement community on Wednesday, July 1, 2020.
Evelyn was born in Georgetown, SC, the youngest child and only daughter of the late Lawrence Ruy Purvis and the late Virginia Bass Purvis. She was a graduate of North Charleston High School, was class salutatorian and a Registered Nurse, graduating from Baptist Hospital School of Nursing in Columbia, SC. Married in 1953 she traveled around the world with her Air Force husband before settling in the Charleston area in 1963. Evelyn will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was an active member of Deer Park Baptist Church, teaching Sunday School for many years until health issues hindered her attendance. Especially important to her was the class of senior women.
She is survived by her sons, Lawrence Shook (Robin) of Denver, NC, Steven Shook (Rhonda) of Ladson, SC, and William P. Shook of North Charleston, SC, granddaughter Lauren Shook Collier (Michael) and great grandson John of Vilas, NC.
In addition to her husband of 60 years and her parents, Evelyn was predeceased by brothers Lawrence Jr. (Laurie) Purvis and Francis (Frank) Purvis.
A private family graveside service will be held at Live Oak Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at the Village at Summerville for their loving care of our mother. Memorials may be made to the Village at Summerville, 201 W. 9th North Street, Summerville, SC 29483 or Baptist Women's Missionary Union at www.wmufoundation.com.
A memorial message may be sent to the family by visiting our website at www.jhenrystuhr.com.
Arrangements by J Henry Stuhr, Inc., West Ashley Chapel, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway, Charleston, SC 29414.