ROBERTS, Louise (Shook)
Louise Shook Roberts, 85, passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2009. She was born in Cogar, Oklahoma, to Sam and Ina (Payton) Shook. Louise was amazingly accomplished: a Methodist preacher's wife for over 40 years, attended Oklahoma College for Women, a graduate of Oklahoma City University and the University of Central Oklahoma, a school teacher at Jackson Middle School for 19 years, Sunday School Teacher and United Methodist Women member for over 60 years. A wife for over 65 years, she was a devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. She loved her family heritage. In 1987, Louise was honored as the Oklahoma Mother of the Year and represented the state at the national convention. Louise is predeceased by her husband, Howard; her parents, Sam and Ina Shook; her brothers: Kenton, Lowell, Thad and Landis Shook. Louise is survived by her five children, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren: daughter, Kyle Dahlem, and her husband, John, grandchildren: Stephen Dahlem and Stephanie Pounds, her husband, Jeff, and great-grandsons: Alex Pounds and Brian Pounds; son, Darryl Roberts, and his wife, Kathy, granddaughter, Jill Falvey, husband Jake, and great-grandson, Oliver, and great-granddaughter, Emerson, granddaughter, Allison Disney, and her husband, Roger; daughter, Kaye Roberts; daughter, Laura Harmon, and her husband, Bryant, grandson, Lincoln Keck, and granddaughter, Kara Simonson, husband, Blake, and great-granddaughter, Ava, and great-grandson, Penn; son, Sam Roberts, and his wife, Lisa, and three granddaughters: Elise Roberts, Laken Roberts and Amanda Purol; brother, Dr. Boyd Shook, and his wife, Sue; three sisters: Anne Dow; Amy Beans and her husband, Raymond; Ada Aitken; and numerous nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Southern Hills United Methodist Church, 8200 S. Pennsylvania, Oklahoma City, OK 73159, or Skyline-Urban Ministries, 701 NW 8th St., Oklahoma City, OK 73102. Memorial services will be held 2:00 P.M, Tuesday, 29 September 2009, at the Southern Hills United Methodist Church.