High Falls: Archie Quinton Shields 87, of High Falls, passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2013, at his home. Funeral Services will be conducted 4 pm Saturday, September 7, 2013 at Beulah Baptist Church with Dr. Neal Jackson & Rev. Jamie Brown officiating. Burial will follow in church cemetery with Military Honors provided by the Randolph County Honor Guard. Mr. Shields was a Moore County native, and was born September 16, 1925. He was preceded in death by his Parents- Will and Aggie Shields, Brothers-Lynn and Edgar Shields, Sisters- Dorothy Garner, Eula Phillips, and Marie Maness. He was a retired Supervisor from Burlington Industries in Ramseur, and was an Army Veteran where he served in World War II. He also was a member and former Deacon at Beulah Baptist Church. All who knew him well knew that he was a wonderful farmer, husband, father, granddaddy, brother, and friend. He always had a smile on his face. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Era Mae Shields Daughters- Vickie S. Inguanti, & her husband John, of Kennesaw, Ga., Kathy S. Austin & her husband Mike, of Charlotte, NC. Son- Greg Shields of High Falls; 2 grandchildren- Andrea I. Altman & her husband Josh of Alpharetta, Ga., Farren I. Haygood & her husband Kevin of Atlanta, Ga., 2 sisters Beatrice Hill of High Falls and Lucy Wallace of Bennett. The Family will receive friends at Joyce-Brady Chapel 3833 Chatham St., Bennett, NC 27208 from 7 to 9 pm Friday, September 6, 2013 and other times at his home. He will also lie in state at Beulah Baptist Church from 10am on Saturday morning until the funeral at 4 pm. The family appreciates and thanks the caregivers from Hospice. Memorials may be made to Community Home Care and Hospice, 108 Village Lake Drive, Siler City, NC 27344. You may offer online condolences at www.joycebradychapel.com
Joyce-Brady Chapel is serving the Shields family.