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Mitchell Lee Shields

Mr. Mitchell Lee Shields, age 89, of Crandall passed away on Monday, December 3, 2012.

Mr. Shields served in the 152nd Engineer Combat Battalion of the United States Army during World War II.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Shields; parents, Lorenza and Fannie Shields; brothers, Leland, Jewel, and Calvin Shields; and sister, Nealie Shields Cockburn.

Survivors include his daughters and son-in-law, Suzette and Kenneth Bell of Wartrace, TN, Linda Townsend of Crandall, and Delilah King of Crandall; grandchildren, Dennis & Peggy Townsend, Cindy Bell, Angela King, and Sonya Townsend; great-grandchildren, Brandon Townsend, Christopher Townsend, Meghan Townsend, and Heather Townsend.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a. m. on Thursday, December 6, 2012 in the chapel of Peeples Funeral Home with the Rev. Danny Cochran officiating. Interment will follow in the Calvary Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m.

Peeples Funeral Home and Crematory of Chatsworth is in charge of the arrangements.

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  • Created by: Vernon Youell
  • Added: 4 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101688304
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mitchell Lee Shields (24 Dec 1922–3 Dec 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101688304, citing Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery, Crandall, Murray County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Vernon Youell (contributor 47518268) .