Dortha Ruth Shields

Dortha Ruth Shields was born May 14, 1925 in Tipton, Okla. to Jetson D. and Francis S. Henry. On Saturday, June 20, 2020, Shields passed peacefully in her sleep.
Shields lived most of her life in Springfield, and moved to Coos Bay, Ore. in 1992 after the passing of her husband Jack.
Shields spent her life selflessly devoted to her daughter Linda and three grandchildren.
Shields moved to Oregon to be closer to her daughter Linda and beloved son-in-law Bill. Shields is survived by daughter Linda McCoy of Coos Bay, Ore.; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; as well as many family and friends.
Shields was preceded in death by beloved husband Jack; grandson, Kenneth; son-in-law, Bill; as well as many friends.
A graveside service for Shields was at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Clear Creek Cemetery in Springfield under the direction of Wilson-Griffin Funeral Home, Ash Grove.


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