News From Terre Haute, Indiana

September 3, 2013

Wilma June ‘Susie’ Shields


TERRE HAUTE — Wilma June “Susie” Shields, 81, of Terre Haute, passed away Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, in Signature Healthcare Center. She had worked many years for James Pollitt. Susie was born Oct. 15, 1931, in Prairieton, to Estel Gilbert Shields and Lucille (Jones) Shields.

She is survived by her brother, Donald Shields and wife Sue of Terre Haute; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Estel Shields Jr.; and five sisters, Annabel Dennis, Betty Ridge, Phyllis Shields, Ruby Shields, and Dorothy Karnes.

Visitation will be Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. in DeBaun Springhill Chapel, 85 E. Springhill Drive, with funeral services at 1 p.m., with Bishop Dennis Sanders officiating. Burial will be in Durham Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of choice. Online condolences may be left at: