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Lois Wilson Shields

December 22, 1939 — March 13, 2021

Lois Wilson Shields, age 81 of Andrews, passed away Saturday, March 13, 2021, at Spartanburg Medical Center in Spartanburg, SC. Mrs. Shields was born December 22, 1939, in Cherokee County, NC, to the late William Wilson and the late Hazel Hill Wilson. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, and gardening; Lois was preceded in death by her husband, William Robert "Junior" Shields, brother's, Billy Ray Wilson, Robert Leon Wilson, Richard Wilson, and sister, Doris Rogers.

Survivors include son's Samuel (Penny) Shields, Dennis (Michaela) Shields, and Matthew (Paula) Shields, daughter, Tammy Kirkland, sisters, Jane Wright, Mary Alice Mellis, and Ann Derreberry, grandchildren, Shane Shields, Jennifer Shields, Cynthia Shields, Heather Kirkland, Joshua Shields, Sarah Shields, and Emma Shields, great-grandchildren, Scarlett & Sadie Shields.

The family will receive friends at the Cochran Funeral Home Murphy on Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm.

Arrangements entrusted to the Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy, NC, you may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at
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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm

Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy

PO Box 829, Murphy, NC 28906

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