Mary Jane Shields

Mary Jane Shields

Mary Jane Shields, 86, of Scottsburg, Indiana, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020 at Scott Memorial Hospital. She was born August 15, 1933 in Scottsburg, Indiana, the daughter of the late Newt Jasper Richey and Alma (Robbins) Richey. Mary Jane graduated from Scottsburg High School in 1951. She was married on December 19, 1951 to Joe W. Shields, who preceded her in death on July 1, 2015. Mary Jane was retired co-owner and operator of Shields Interior & Design Company in Austin, Indiana and was a member of the Austin Christian Church. She was past president of Psi Iota Xi Sorority and former member of the Scottsburg Pilot Club. Mary Jane was a great seamstress and loved to sew. She especially loved spending time with her family and grandchildren on their houseboat on the Ohio River. Survivors include two daughters, Mary Jo West and her husband Ron of Scottsburg, Indiana and Carol Lyn Bradley and her husband Craig, Sr. of Chicago, Illinois; four grandchildren, Evan West and wife Christa, Allyson Hodzic and husband Zlatan, Craig Bradley, Jr. and Kyle Bradley and four great grandchildren, Mason, Max and Madelyn West and Jack Hodzic. Private family services will be held at Collins Funeral Home with Brother Jay Stephens officiating. Interment will be in Austin Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to the Austin Christian Church c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg, Indiana. Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.
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Mary Jane Shields, 86, of Scottsburg, Indiana, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020 at Scott Memorial Hospital. She was born August 15, 1933 in Scottsburg, Indiana, the daughter of the late Newt Jasper Richey and Alma (Robbins) Richey. Mary Jane graduated from Scottsburg High School in 1951. She was married on December 19, 1951 to Joe W. Shields, who preceded her in death on July 1, 2015. Mary Jane was retired co-owner and operator of Shields Interior & Design Company in Austin, Indiana and was a member of the Austin Christian Church. She was past president of Psi Iota Xi Sorority and former member of the Scottsburg Pilot Club. Mary Jane was a great seamstress and loved to sew. She especially loved spending time with her family and grandchildren on their houseboat on the Ohio River. Survivors include two daughters, Mary Jo West and her husband Ron of Scottsburg, Indiana and Carol Lyn Bradley and her husband Craig, Sr. of Chicago, Illinois; four grandchildren, Evan West and wife Christa, Allyson Hodzic and husband Zlatan, Craig Bradley, Jr. and Kyle Bradley and four great grandchildren, Mason, Max and Madelyn West and Jack Hodzic. Private family services will be held at Collins Funeral Home with Brother Jay Stephens officiating. Interment will be in Austin Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to the Austin Christian Church c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg, Indiana. Online condolences:www.collinsfuneralhome.net.

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