WRENS, Ga. - Mrs. Tweetie Mae Shields, 82, entered into rest Sunday, July 14, 2002, at McDuffie Regional Medical Center. She was the loving wife of Mr. Johnnie W. Shields for 64 years. Funeral services will be held at Mt. Aldred Christian Methodist Episcopal Church on Wednesday, July 17, 2002, at 2 p.m. where she was a faithful member and served on the Stewardess and Missionary Boards. The body will be at the church one hour prior to the services. The interment will be at the Stamp Branch Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be sons. Additional survivors are six sons, Harvey L. (Flory) McNair, Johnnie F. (Dean) Shields, Eugene T. (Jerri) Shields, Henry C. (Candi) Shields, Bunyan A. (Alice) Shields, Wallace H. (Deborah) Shields; three daughters, Evelyn S. Murray, Alma M. Jones and Minnie M. (Ron) Geter; 35 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers the family asks you to donate funds to the Mt. Aldred C. M.E. Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 1664, Thomson, Ga. 30824. The family will receive friends Tuesday, July 16, 2002, at the Freeman Funeral Home, Wrens between the hours of 7 and 9 p.m. Thomson Funeral System, 536 M. L. King Jr. St. N.E. Thomson, Ga. in charge.
The Augusta Chronicle July 17, 2002