Shook, Linda Gail Dunn (LaFayette)

Monday, February 5, 2018

Linda Gail Dunn Shook, 66, of LaFayette, passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2018. She was a lifelong resident of LaFayette, and was a member of the LaFayette Church of God of Prophecy. Linda retired in 1999 from the Walker County Board of Education at LaFayette High School after 23 years. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and aunt, who had a giving heart, and enjoyed many days at the Goodwill in LaFayette. Linda will be missed greatly, by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Haskell “Hack” and Martha Lorene Reed Dunn; and brothers, Joe Dunn and Bobby Dunn.

Linda is survived by her husband, Henry Shook; children, James Edward (Jodi) Shook and Gail (Brian) Osborn; grandchildren, Tamara Shook, Hunter Osborn, Amanda Dotson and Valarie Hornung; great-grandchildren, Elijah, Gunner and Kaylee; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 8 in the funeral home chapel, with pastor Walkie Walraven officiating. Interment will follow in Lakewood Memorial Gardens-East. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4-9 p.m. and prior to the service on Thursday.

Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home-LaFayette Chapel.

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