Francis Shields

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Francis "Frank" Evans Shields, 81, formerly of Lake Wylie, S.C., passed away March 1, 2013.

Frank was born July 4, 1931, in Baton Rouge, La., son of the late William Morris Shields Sr. and the late Sadie Carter Shields.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday at River Hills Community Church, 104 Hamilton's Ferry Road, Lake Wylie, SC 29710.

Interment will follow the service.

The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home, 4820 Charlotte Hwy, Lake Wylie, SC 29710.

At 4 p.m. Saturday, a memorial, followed by a reception, will be held at Bishop Gadsden, 1873 Camp Road, Charleston, S.C.

Online condolences may be made at

M. L Ford & Son Funeral Home in Clover is serving the family of Mr. Shields.

Funeral Home

M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home
209 North Main Street Clover, SC 29710
(803) 222-9001

Published in Gaston Gazette on Mar. 6, 2013