Terressa Gail Shields, 56, of Joaquin

Terressa Gail Shields, 56, of Joaquin, passed away Thursday, October 4, 2018, at her residence.


Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, October 7, 2018, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center with Bro. Hollis Bass officiating.  Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.  Visitation will be held prior to the service, beginning at 12:00 noon.


Mrs. Shields was born June 6, 1962, in Center, to Johnny Shelton and Patsy Smith Shelton.  She enjoyed crocheting and spending time on the river with her family. Mrs. Shields was a member of Old Home Church.


She is survived by

Husband: Keith Shields of Joaquin



Chase Shields of Joaquin

Justin Shields and wife, Lauren, of Shelbyville

Keith Shields and wife, Cassie, of Center

Britney Gilchrist and husband, Wesley, of Center

Cody Matlock and wife, Jill, of Center

Heather Eshliman and husband, Jonathan, of Tenaha



Blain Gilcreast

Brittley Gilcreast

Kloe Shields

Kaden Shields

Dalton Shields

Demi Shields

Harley Eshliman

Brittany Levalley

Johnny Eshliman

Ethen Matlock



Becky Pope of Joaquin

Lou Hodges of Nacogdoches



David Shields and wife, Vicki, of Center

Leroy Shields and wife, Gloria, of Seguin


Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives


A host of friends


Preceded in death by

Son: Brian Shields

Parents: Johnny Shelton and Patsy Smith Shelton

Brother: Mike Shelton


Pallbearers will be Cody Matlock, Chase Shields, Justin Shields, Josh Long, Jonathan Eshliman, and Matthew Shelton.  Honorary pallbearer will be Keith Wayne Shields.


Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com