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Kilby Shields

02/25/1937 - 03/02/2023


Obituary For Kilby Shields

Charles Kilby Shields, 86, passed away Thursday, March 2, 2023, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born February 25, 1937 to the late Charlie Shields and the late Mattie Sue Russoe Shields. He ran a flower route and owned his own floral shop. He was a jack of all trades. Kilby worked in maintenance for Fulton hospital. He spent the last few of his work years in maintenance for Sunset Apartments in Mantachie. Kilby loved music and recorded several original songs. He had his own recording studio that many musicians utilized. He enjoyed spending his time in the few years at his camper in Savannah, TN on the Tennessee River. Services will be 1:00 pm on Saturday March 4, 2023, at Senter Funeral Directors with Bro. Bobby Jarrell officiating. Visitation will begin at 11:00 Saturday in the Senter Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be in Mt. Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery. Survivors include his wife of 15 years, Shirley Shields; children: Charlotte (John) Beck of Ramsey, IL, Eric (Stefanie) Shields of Saltillo, Angela (Danny Bell) Hughes, Heidi Spencer (Brad) Beasley of Homewood, AL; grandchildren: Chasity (Nolan) Perry, Jeffrey Oliver, Deedra Johnson, Jeremy South, Eddie Duty, Jr., Adam Duty, Samantha (Anthony) Culver, Erin Beasley, Josh Beasley; 7 great grandchildren and 7 great, great grandchildren; brother, Kelcy (Judy) Shields; sister, Betty Taylor. Preceded in death by his parents, first wife of 40 years, Dortha Nell Shields; daughter, Elesia Shields; grandson, John Beck, Jr.; sister, Sudie Davidson; brother-in-law, Gene Davidson; brother-in-law, Elvis "Bud" Taylor; sister-in-law, Brenda Shields; son-in-law, Ted Hughes Pallbearers are Bradley Thomas, Frank Shields, Grant Shields, Chris Robinson, Danny Bell, Brad Beasley, Rodney Elliff Honorary Pallbearers are Kelcy Shields and Bubba Tucker Online condolences can be expressed at www.senterfuneraldirectors.com

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  • 03/06/2023

    Kilbyshields and Shirley were very sweet people we use to all camp together there was 12 of us we would have music play rook plus other games we all loved Kilby Shields's and we will miss him so very much. We

  • 03/03/2023

    So sorry for your loss, I've known kilby all my life . Always enjoyed seeing him and talking about the old days. I'm going to miss him. God bless. Rick Beasley


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