Dateline: August 2, 2007

Charles “Chuck” Roland Shields, 85, died Tuesday, July 24, 2007, in Clarendon, Texas.

Services were held at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, July 27, 2007, at the Clarendon Church of Christ with Tom Harguess, Minister of 2nd & Adams Church of Christ in Elk City, Oklahoma, officiating.  Interment was held in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon.  Services were under the arrangement of Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon.

Mr. Shields was born December 25, 1921, in Hopper, Arkansas, and was an Arkansas resident before moving to Clarendon in 1961.  He married Elvie Bercini on October 29, 1945, at Detroit, Michigan.  He had been a farmer most of his life and was a past officer of the Clarendon Bronco Booster Club. 

He was a lifetime member of the Harley Owners Group “H.O.G.” and had ridden a million miles on Harley-Davidson motorcycles.  He was a member of the Clarendon Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Elvie of Clarendon; two daughters, Darlene Spier and husband Bill and Audrey Hall and husband Jack, all of Clarendon; one son, Tommy Shields and wife Karen of Sherman; a brother, Jim Shields of Humble; nine grandchildren, Gina Spier Reeves, Brigett Spier Cash, Stephanie Coulter, Stacy Dalton, Brett Hall, David Hall, Caitlan Hall, Brandon Shields, Meredith Shields; seven great grandchildren, Ty Reeves, Cameron Cash, Shaelee Coulter, Emily Coulter, Padon Coulter, Dylan Hall, and Chase Hall.

The family request memorials be to Medical Center Nursing Home, P.O. Box 1007, Clarendon, Texas 79237-1007.



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