Cherry Shields

By | February 21, 2022

Cherry Faye Shields, 91, of Chesapeake, Ohio passed away February 19, 2022. Cherry was born in Jackson, Ohio on April 29, 1930, to James William (Bill) and Grace Ora (Exline) Sheline.

She was preceded in death by both her parents; three brothers: Delmar Sheline, Curtis Sheline Dallas (Joe) Sheline; and two sisters: Freda Music and Helen Leach. Cherry was also preceded in death by her loving husband of 65 years, Clarence (Ed) Shields, who passed away in 2015 at age 90. She is survived by one daughter, Marsha Ater of Proctorville, Ohio; one son, Ival (Jamie) Shields of Chesapeake, Ohio; four grandchildren: Steven (Jenny) Ater, Matthew Ater, Luke Shields, Leah Shields; and two great-grandchildren: Casen Ater, Reece Ater; sister-in-law, Shirley Sheline; and many nieces and nephews.

Cherry retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber of Jackson, Ohio where she was a lab technician for almost 30 years. She was a founding member of Calvary U.M. Church of Jackson, Ohio for over 65 years, serving in many capacities, including Sunday school teacher, piano player, song leader, lady’s missionary leader and Bible Study leader. Cherry volunteered at the Lillian Jones Museum with her good friend, Virginia Howe, at local schools, hospitals and with the Red Cross. Cherry attended First Baptist Church of Proctorville, Ohio, which she loved dearly.

Visitation will be from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. and funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. on Monday February 21, 2022, at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio by Pastor Jeff Black. Burial will follow in Rome Cemetery in Proctorville, Ohio. Condolences may be expressed to family at