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Johnie Ruth Shores O'Shields

  • Birth 8 May 1933 USA
  • Death 27 Aug 2011 Rossville, Walker County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Lakeview, Catoosa County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 75661157

August 29, 2011
Chattanooga Times Free Press

ROSSVILLE, GA - Johnie Ruth O'Shields, 78, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Saturday, August 27, 2011.

She was born to the late Samuel and Ida Boggs Shores in Dekalb County, Ala., and moved to the Rossville area in 1955 and was a member of Lakeview First Baptist Church.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Bill O'Shields; brother, Junior Shores; sister, Nellie Harper.

Johnnie is survived by her children, Ronald O'Shields (Angela), of Ringgold, and Martha Shores Donald (Bobby), of Opelika, Ala.; sisters, Ilene Fortner, of Alabama, and Laura Long, of Alabama; brothers, Leon Shores, of Alabama, and Bill Shores, of Alabama; grandchildren, Samuel O'Shields, Tracy Donald (Cathy) and Angelia Donald Esco (Greg); great-grandchildren, Ethan, Madeline, Taylor and Clay; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. today, August 29, 2011, at Lakewood Memorial Gardens-South with Brother Max Parris officiating.

Arrangements by W.L. Wilson and Sons Funeral Home, Fort Oglethorpe, GA.





  • Created by: Richard B. Tucker, Sr.
  • Added: 29 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75661157
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Johnie Ruth Shores O'Shields (8 May 1933–27 Aug 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75661157, citing Lakewood Memory Gardens South, Lakeview, Catoosa County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Richard B. Tucker, Sr. (contributor 46898412) .