Evelyn Pearl Shook, passed away, Thursday, December 22, 2022, at Stanford Lodge in Plainwell.
She was born May 5, 1928 in Detroit, her parents were Wilber and Nancy Orris. She really enjoyed being part of a large family as she had 11 brothers and sisters. Pearl moved with her family to Martin, MI, at a young age. She graduated as co-valedictorian from Martin High School. Pearl was a lifelong member of the Martin Methodist Church. She married Melville Shook on October 28, 1953. Together they owned Martin Variety Store for 25 years. They adopted their daughter, Janet in 1963.
Surviving are her daughter, Janet (David) Clark; granddaughter, Carla along with many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and siblings, Helen, David, Vernon, Herbert, Warren, Alice, Mary, Wilma, Dorothy, Robert and Ralph.
According to her wishes cremation has taken place.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 15, 2023 at 12:00 noon, at the Martin United Methodist Church with Pastor Margaret Stoken officiating.
Contributions in memory of Pearl may be made to the Martin Methodist Church.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.