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Jean Myers Shields

Gretna, Virginia

Apr 9, 1932 – Jun 26, 2020 (Age 88)


April 9, 1932
June 26, 2020
Gretna, Virginia


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Colbert-Moran Funeral Home, Inc. - Gretna Obituary

Pittsville………Rebecca Jean Myers Shields, age 88 of Pittsville died Friday, June 26, 2020 at Danville Regional Medical Center.    

Born April 9, 1932 in Bedford County, she was a daughter of the late Joe E. Myers and Elizabeth Howell Myers.  She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Douglas Shields.  Mrs. Shields was a member of the First Baptist Church of Gretna and attended Pittsville Pentecostal Holiness Church.  She was a home maker and she enjoyed working in her flower garden, reading and talking with her neighbors.

She is survived by two sons, Steve Shields and wife, Kathy of Pittsville, and Gary “Bush” Shields and wife, Dianne of Pittsville; one daughter, Roxanne Morris and husband, Dwaine of Pittsville; one sister, Joan Bennett of Chatham; and four grandchildren, Keith Shields and wife, Robin of Pittsville, Joseph Shields of Pittsville, Brittany and Emily Morris of Pittsville.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Monday, June 29, 2020 at Pittsville Pentecostal Holiness Church by Rev. Hank Brady and Pastor Thomas Lee. Burial will follow in Gretna Burial Park.

The family will receive friends at the residence.

Colbert-Moran Funeral Home, Gretna is assisting the family.  Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

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Dear Bush and family, So sorry to hear of your mothers death. My condolences and heartfelt sympathy to you and yours.

Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

So sorry for your loss.

I am so sorry for your loss And Jean was a great person Praying for the family

So sorry to learn of the loss of your Dear Loved One and she will be sadly missed by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing her. My Thoughts and Prayers are with each of you. God Bless.

So sorry to hear of her passing.

So sorry for your loss. God will be a shelter in a time of storm.

Gary, Dianne & Joseph,
So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Love, Edwin & Sue Blackstock