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Christine Blair Shields, 90
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Christine Blair Shields, 90, of McMinnville died Sunday, July 13 at Rain Tree Manor Nursing Center in McMinnville.
She was born Dec. 26, 1923, in Cumberland, Ky., was a nurse’s assistant with River Park Hospital, and a member of the Church of Christ at Mt. Leo. Mrs. Shields was preceded in death by parents Harrison and Louisa Maggard Blair; her husband, of 68 years Furman Love Shields; daughter, Linda Shields; sisters, Ruby Hall, Daisy Dixon, Nella Harrell, and Hazel Sparkman, and brother Everett Blair.
Survivors include her sons, Robert (Kathy) Shields and Wayne (Brenda) Shields; grandchildren, Matt Shields, Mary Beth Taylor, and Angie Rogers, and great-grandchildren, Christian and Chloe Rogers.
Funeral service was held Tuesday, July 15 in the McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Trent Key will officiate. Interment will follow at Mt. View Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at www.mcminnvillefuneralhome.com. 24-Hour Obituary Information Line is 931-473-5700.
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) July 16, 2014