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Gertrude "Gertie" Shields


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Gertrude "Gertie" Shields Obituary

Gertrude "Gertie" Shields, 94, of Seguin, Texas formerly of Alamogordo, N.M., passed away on March 29, 2016. Gertie was born on August 20, 1921, in Clayton, N.M., to Fred Lawrence and Lizzie (Kile) Boggs.

Her husband Thomas Paul Shields, son, Thomas Lawrence Shields and grandson, Thaddeus Lawrence Shields and nine siblings preceded her in death.

Survivors include her daughters, Linda Richison and husband Lonnie of Seguin, Texas; Jackie Edmiston and husband Dewey of Tyler, Texas; daughter-in-law, Bette Shields of Alamogordo, N.M.; six grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; numerous nieces and nephews and other loving family members and friends.

Private services will be held at a later date.

Gordon Hinckley stated, "The wind is blowing and I feel like I am the last leaf on the tree."
Mother was the last leaf on her little tree. She outlived all her nine siblings.
Memorial contributions may be made to the .

You are invited to sign the guest book at www.treshewell.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Tres Hewell Mortuary, 165 Tor Dr., Seguin Texas 78155, 830-549-5912.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Mar. 31 to Apr. 30, 2016
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