Terressa Gail Shields






Terressa Gail Shields, 56, of Joaquin, passed away Thursday, October 4, 2018, at her residence.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, October 7, 2018, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center with Bro. Hollis Bass officiating.  Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.  Visitation will be held prior to the service, beginning at 12:00 noon.


Mrs. Shields was born June 6, 1962, in Center, to Johnny Shelton and Patsy Smith Shelton.  She enjoyed crocheting and spending time on the river with her family. Mrs. Shields was a member of Old Home Church.


She is survived by
Husband: Keith Shields of Joaquin

Chase Shields of Joaquin
Justin Shields and wife, Lauren, of Shelbyville
Keith Shields and wife, Cassie, of Center
Britney Gilchrist and husband, Wesley, of Center
Cody Matlock and wife, Jill, of Center
Heather Eshliman and husband, Jonathan, of Tenaha

Blain Gilcreast
Britlee Gilcreast
Kloe Shields
Kayden Shields
Dalton Shields
Demi Shields
Harley Eshliman
Brittany Levalley
Johnny Eshliman
Ethan Matlock

Becky Pope of Joaquin 
Lou Hodges of Nacogdoches

David Shields and wife, Vicki, of Center
Leroy Shields and wife, Gloria, of Seguin 

Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives

A host of friends

Preceded in death by
Stepson: Brian Shields
Parents: Johnny Shelton and Patsy Smith Shelton
Brother: Mike Shelton


Pallbearers will be Cody Matlock, Chase Shields, Justin Shields, Josh Long, Jonathan Eshliman, and Matthew Shelton.  Honorary pallbearer will be Keith Wayne Shields.


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