Dorothy Shields

April 9, 1956 – March 14, 2023

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Dorothy “DeJay” Shields

Visitation for Dorothy "DeJay" Shields will take place Thursday from 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm at Memorial Funeral Home with graveside services to follow at Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church Cemetery.

DeJay's request was, "Come as you are!" She wanted everyone to wear everyday clothing so that it would be a true celebration of her life!

Dorothy passed away on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at Magnolia Regional Health Center. She was born on April 9, 1956 to the late Paul and Verna Vuncannon in Corinth, MS. She enjoyed planting flowers, working in the yard, traveling, crocheting blankets and most importantly spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her husband, Michael Shields; two sons, Curtis Shields (Marsha) and Matthew Shields (Caitlyn); two sisters, Ann Vuncannon and Brenda Vincent; two grandchildren, Braxton Shields and Abigail Shields; nephew, James Vuncannon (Maggie); and brother-in-law, Lee Shields

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Shields family.

Arrangements are under the care of Memorial Funeral Home.

Past Services

March 16, 2023

Gathering of Family and Friends

March 16, 2023

Celebration of Life Graveside Service

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