Betty Lou Shook South, age 72 of Boone, passed away Thursday, Aprill 22, 2021.
She retired from IRC after working there for 35 years.
She was the daughter of the late Alvin Wilson and Thelma Marsh Lowrance Shook.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters, Hazel Geneva Shook and Lola Shook Kuslansky, and brothers Roy Raymond Shook, Wilson Shook, Garland Shook and Baby Boy Shook.
She is survived by two sisters, Opal Williams of Boone, and Revonda Coffey of Tennessee, and one brother Harold Shook and wife Darlene of Lexington, N.C.
Two step-daughters, Monica and Melissa South of Statesville, and her former husband Bower South of Deep Gap.
A number of nieces and nephews also survive.
Graveside services for Betty Lou Shook South will be conducted Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. in Mount Lawn Memorial Park and Gardens.
Online condolences may be shared with the South family at the website www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com.
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the South family.