January 14, 2021
Zelma Lou Shook, age 88 of New Philadelphia, Ohio and sister of Ramona, Marsha and Vera Runions of Hohenwald, died peacefully at her home on January 9, 2021.
Born in Guernsey County on March 24, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Raymond Ernest Green Blackwell and Ados Lee (Bates) Blackwell.
On May 6, 1953, Zelma married the love of her life, the late Samuel Shook, II, and celebrated 67 years of marriage prior to his passing last month.
Zelma was well known throughout the community for her crocheted crafts and writing skills. She was also a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.