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Irene Shields

Piney Flats, Tennessee

Oct 27, 1934 – Mar 4, 2011


October 27, 1934
March 4, 2011
Piney Flats, Tennessee


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East Lawn Funeral Home Obituary

Irene Reed ShieldsIrene Reed Shields age 76, of Piney Flats passed away Friday March 4, 2011 at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center. Mrs. Shields was born October 27, 1934 in Morrison City Tn. She is a daughter of the late Rathie and Hazel Reed, and had resided in Sullivan county most of her...

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Irene was a very sweet deepest sympathy to all of her family and friends.

As I look at your picture granny, I remember such a strong, beautiful soul. I will always keep your love close to my heart and through my words as I raise my son to be the kind of person that you taught us to be. oh where oh where would we be without all of those precious years together? I feel blessed and honored to have had you as my granny. My life will never be the same. Here's many kisses and hugs to you, my heart, my beloved granny.
I love you so much!! Sissy

Irene was a childhood playmate of my sisters and me. We were the oldest of the six Carter children; Peggy, Patsy and me, Catherine. We lived on Carters Valley Road and Irene lived on Long Street in Morrison City. We spent many hours together playing hopscotch, hide and seek, paper dolls, jump rope, and whatever games our imaginations could dream up. What a treat it was when Mrs. Reed invited me to have a bowl of soup beans and cornbread with the family. It was even more special to...

Tracy Shields Harr & Family, I am very sorry for your loss. God Bless.