Services for Parlee Shields of Lorain, Ohio, are noon Saturday,April 10, at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church with burial inBrookhaven. Brown-Robinson Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.
Visitation is Saturday from 10 a.m. until noon at thechurch.
Mrs. Shields, 88, died April 3, 2004, at Community HealthPartners Hospital in Lorain. She was born in Brookhaven.
She was a homemaker and worked part-time for Lorain CommunityAction Agency. She was a member of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Churchin Lorain. She was a past member of New Bethel Primitive BaptistChurch in Lorain, and New Jerusalem Baptist Church in Brookhaven,where she served on the mother board. She enjoyed reading andbingo. She lived in Lorain from 1952-1975, then moved toBrookhaven, and returned to Lorain in 2002.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Hillery and IdaCrossley; a daughter, Willie Faye Allen; a son, William ShieldsJr.; three sisters; and four brothers.
Survivors are her
husband of 66 years, William Shields; her daughters, JennellChinn of Lorain, and Alma Lewis of Cleveland, Ohio; her sons,Gilbert Shields and James Shields, both of Lorain; her sister, FayImes of Lorain; 19 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; sixgreat-great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews and otherrelatives.