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Rodney Jerome Shields

December 27, 1955 — January 17, 2021

Mr. Rodney Jerome Shields, age: 65 Of: Waverly, TN Died: Sunday, January 17, 2021 at Three Rivers Hospital. He was born December 27, 1955 in Waverly, TN. Mr. Shields attended Tennessee Tech with a Full Music Scholarship playing the trumpet and graduated with a music degree. He later went to work for Central Sales as a Supervisor for 10+ years while continuing his career in brick laying and concrete pouring. Mr. Shields was a member of Salter’s Chapel AME Church. He loved going fishing and watching sports, especially the TN Titans. Above all, he loved spending time with his grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 11:00am until service time Friday, January 22nd at Humphreys County Funeral Home. Funeral Services for Mr. Shields will be conducted at 1:00pm Friday, January 22, 2021 in the Humphreys County Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Everett Hobson officiating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Survivors: Wife of 20+ years: Carolyn Sanders Shields of Waverly, TN Sons: Rodney Shields of Georgia Roman Sanders (Crystal Blevins) of Mt. Juliet, TN Justin Shields of Cookeville, TN Daughters: Desiree Sanders of Waverly, TN Jasmine Sanders of Waverly, TN Atavia Sanders of Waverly, TN Siblings: Pearlie Louise Nichols (Ronald) of Waverly, TN Shelia Coleman of Waverly, TN Frank Milton Shields (Inez) of Brownsville, TN Sylvia Frederick (Ellis) of New Johnsonville, TN Winona Gardner (Victor) of Waverly, TN Roderic Shields of Knoxville, TN Grandchildren: Alex Saldivas, Andrew Saldivas, Jakobe Hamm Brayden Sanders, Kyson Sanders, Layton Sanders Emersyn Sanders, Brooklyn Shields, A’Riyah Darden A’Niya Sanders Darden, Chris Darden, Jr. Sisters-in-law: Mary Ada Dyer of Waverly, TN Sarah Conyers of Waverly, TN Estella Anthony of Waverly, TN Savella Bradley of Waverly, TN Brenda Sanders of Waverly, TN Brothers-in-law: Lee Sanders (Glenda) of Camden, TN Billy Odell Sanders of Waverly, TN Special Friends: Dennis Stewart (Linda) of Centerville, TN Glenn Cowen of Waverly, TN Leonard Ashmore (Norma Jean) of Waverly, TN Numerous Nieces & Nephews Preceded in death by: Parents: Richard “Bubba Lee” Shields, Jr. and Josephine Susan Spicer Shields Son: Michael Dale Bates Brother: Richard Allen Shields Grandchildren: Audriana Saldivas and Elijah Saldivas Sisters-in-law: Stephanie Sanders and Viola Sanders Brother-in-law: Pete Phillips Arrangements by Humphreys County Funeral Home (931) 296-5955
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Visitation

Friday, January 22, 2021

11:00am - 1:00pm (Central time)

Humphreys County Funeral Home

217 E Main St, Waverly, TN 37185

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Friday, January 22, 2021

Starts at 1:00pm (Central time)

Humphreys County Funeral Home

217 E Main St, Waverly, TN 37185

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Pleasant Hill Cemetery

Tank Hill Rd, Waverly, TN 37185

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