(March 8, 2005)
Memorial services were Saturday at Community Congregational Church in Garden City, Kans., for former Powell resident, Ellen Adell Shook, 68, who died Tuesday, March 8 at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City.
She was born in Powell Aug. 10, 1936, daughter of Lowell O. and Phebe M. (Vaught) Stephens. A resident of Garden City since 1973, moving from Kansas City, Kans., she was a speech therapist.
She received a B.a. degree from Colorado State College in 1959 and her M.A. degree in speech in 1964 from the University of Missouri.
She was a member of the Community Congregational Church in Garden City. She was on the Garden City Unified School District 457 board of education for 20 years.
Survivors include one son, Byron Q. Shook, Garden City; her mother, Phebe M. Stephens, Mullen, Nebr.; two brothers, Robert E. Stephens of Seattle, Wash., and Lowell O. Stephens of Casper; and one sister, Virginia Wright, Mullen, Nebr.
The family requests memorials to the Ellen A. Shook Memorial Fund, in care of Price and Sons Funeral Home, 620 N. Main, Garden City, KS 67846.