Willie Mae Ming Shields

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, March 16, 2010

GLEN ALLAN — Willie Mae Ming Shields died Saturday, March 13, 2010, at Willis Knighton Hospital in Shreveport, La. She was 97.

Born in Louisville, Miss., Mrs. Shields had been a resident of Glen Allan since 1964. She was a homemaker and a member of Lake Washington Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Perry Shields; her parents, Finis and Letha Ming; and five brothers.

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She is survived by one daughter, Elizabeth Ann Croxton of Hefflin, La.; three sons, Charles B. Shields, Tommy L. Shields and James Perry Shields, all of Glen Allan; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Services were at 11 a.m. today at Glen Allan Baptist Church. Burial followed at County Line Cemetery in Glen Allan.

Pallbearers were Gene Fulton, Alvin Shields, Robert “Shorty” Jones, Carl Dew, Larry Ming and Sam Shields.