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Edna Ruth Shewbrooks

November 30, 1927 December 29, 2017
Edna Ruth Shewbrooks
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Edna Ruth Shewbrooks, age 90, passed away on December 29, 2017, in Knoxville. She was a member of Concord United Methodist Church. Edna was born in Loudon County to Wade and Grace Brooks. She was preceded in death by husband Jack Shewbrooks, brother Ed Spraker. Edna was born in Lenoir City but grew up in California and loved to talk about her days there. She moved back to Tennessee where she married and had two children then went back to school and became a teacher. She retired from teaching to raise her daughter. Edna was known for her handiwork and always seemed to be working on some crochet or knitting project. She enjoyed singing in the church choir and eating at her favorite Chinese restaurant. Edna was known for always having a smile on her face, a good sense of humor and a pleasant word to say to everyone. Edna is survived by her children, son Claude Weeks (wife Karen), son Mike Weeks (wife Paula), step-daughter Mary Reynolds (husband John), step-son John Shewbrooks (wife Debi), daughter Ruth Cook (husband Bryan); grandchildren, Jeff Weeks, Deanna McKinney, Melinda Sneed, Eric Weeks, Michelle Thomason, Jennifer Cole , Paula Roberts, Sean Reynolds, April Naturale.; several great-grandchildren; sisters Shirley Moehring and Bobbie Spraker; brother Jim Spraker; and many lifelong friends. A service to celebrate the life of Edna will be held Saturday, January 6 at Concord United Methodist Church in the Chapel. Receiving of friends at 10am with Celebration of Life Service at 11am. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Shelter Animal Rescue Group, 124 Newell Lane, Oak Ridge, TN 37830, or CADES at CUMC 11020 Roane Dr. Knoxville, TN 37934. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Shewbrooks family.

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