Margie Lean Shields, 75, avid reader who retired from the UNCW cleaning service

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Margie Lean Shields
Margie Lean Shields

Margie Lean Shields, of Wilmington, died peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice. She was 75.

A native of Dunn, she was born March 11, 1940, the fourth child of the late Lolan and Mertie Norris. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Lloyd Shields Sr., one brother and two sisters.

She is survived by one brother, three sisters, four children, eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

She was a member of College Acres Baptist Church. She retired from the cleaning service at UNCW and was an avid reader and craft maker.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, at College Acres Baptist Church on Eastwood Road in Wilmington. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. She will be laid to rest at Spring Branch Cemetery in Dunn.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Andrews Mortuary.

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