HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. - Lenora M. (Pat) Shields, 86, of Madisonville, KY, passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 2:24 P.M. at Baptist Health in Madisonville.

She was born March 13, 1926 in Hopkins Co., TX to the late Pleas and Katie Richters. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Louis E. Shields, Sr. in 2005 and one son, Louis E. (Eddie) Shields, Jr. in 2012, two sisters and two brothers.

She is survived by two daughters, Elwanda Jo Shields of Madisonville and Etta (Paul) Coyle of Manitou, KY; four granddaughters, Kimberly Kirkwood (Gary) Nelson; Dana Kirkwood (Dr. Jeff) Adkins; Francie Short (Steve) Powell; and Dr. Daniel (Betsy) Kirkwood; 17 great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; and two brothers, Joe Richters and Thomas Richters.

Pat was a much loved mother and grandmother who cared for a head-injured son for 28 years and a dear friend to all who knew her. She attended Lighthouse Church on occasion with her daughter.

Funeral service will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday, January 5, 2013, at Barnett-Strother Funeral Home with Rev. Ronnie Hendricks and Rev. Sam Beeny officiating. Burial will follow in Pride-Bordley in Union Co., KY.

Visitation will be 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Friday and after 9:00 A.M. until the service time on Saturday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Paul G. Coyle, Steve Wiles, Steve Powell, Michael Shields, Blaine Skeen and Joseph Nance. Honorary pallbearers will be Orville Chidester, W. Troy Shields, Bill Shields and Gary Nelson.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Western Kentucky Veterans Center in Hanson. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

The family would like to thank the staff and doctors at Baptist Health for their loving care.

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

Most Read This Week

May 22, 2015 7766

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 7673

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 5953

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 3596

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick
May 27, 2015 3042

Midnight Ride on Rabbit Ridge Ends in Jail

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10914

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 22, 2015 7766

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 27, 2015 5953

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 3042

Midnight Ride on Rabbit Ridge Ends in Jail

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 2054

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - May 27, 2015

by Crime Stoppers
May 27, 2015 1059

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – May 27,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers
May 27, 2015 802

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 531

Anonymous Tip Results in Drug Charges

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 375

Two Vehicle Collision Sends One to Hospital

by McCracken County Sheriff's Department