M. Elaine Texter Shook


M. Elaine Texter Shook, 77, of Hilliards, passed away after a period of declining health on Monday, August 24, 2020, at the Autumn Grove Care Center in Harrisville. She was born in Emlenton on June 4, 1943, to the late Harvey and Zethina Wilson Texter.

Elaine was a life long member of the Eau Claire Presbyterian Church. A dedicated caregiver, Elaine worked for various personal care facilities in the surrounding areas throughout her career.

After retiring she volunteered at the thrift shop in Annisville for numerous years. Elaine enjoyed collecting snowmen from her travels as well as salt and pepper shakers. She loved her dog Bailey who lives on the family farm. Of all her hobbies and accomplishments she loved her family the most. She was always delighted to have them all together at family gatherings and reunions.

She is survived by her husband of 51 years, David Shook whom she married on July 3rd, 1969. Her two sons: Kevin (Angela) Shook of Sharon; and Dr. Ashely (Beth) Shook of Bellwood. Two grandchildren: Hope and Holden Shook of Bellwood. One sister: Patsy (Clarence) Greenert of Eau Claire.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister: Rosanna Karenbauer. Two brothers: Harvey and Gene Texter.


Visitation will be held on Thursday the 27th at the H. Jack Buzard Funeral Home in Eau Claire (201 S. Washington St.) from 2-4 & 6-8 pm. Funeral will be held in the funeral home on Friday the 28th at 10 am with Rev. Charles Kline officiating.


Due to CDC and Dept. of Health guidelines masks are recommended,

To view/send condolences, cards, flowers visit www.buzardfuneralhomes.com

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