JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Ivan Shields Dies at Age 66; Funeral Sunday

Ivan Taylor Shields, 66, of Route 7, Mt. Vernon, died at 4:30 p.m. 
Thursday at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was a retired bakery worker.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday at the Osborn Funeral 
Home in Dex, with the Rev. Rosemary Harris officiating. Burial will be 
in Union Chapel cemetery.

The body will lie in state at the Osborn Funeral Home in Dix, where 
friends may call after 5:00 p.m. Saturday.
Mr. Shields was born November 25, 1902, in Dix, the son of David B. and 
Minnie Bell (Walker) Shields.

In 1938, in Mt. Vernon, he was married to Bertha Green, who survives.
Other survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Beverly J. Edmondson of Mt. 
Vernon; three sisters, Mrs. Martha Lovin and Mrs. Hazel Breeze, both of 
Mt. Vernon and Mrs. Mary Louise Lowery of Richmond, Calif.; and one 
grandchild.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Harry Shields, Wendell 
Shields and Charlie Shields.
Mr. Shields was a member of Union Chapel Methodist church.


Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: 2 May 1969
Submitted by Tonya (Lane) Jolly
Relationship - great-grand uncle. common ancestors are 
David Bruce Shields and Minnie (Walker) Shields


 

 

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