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Elizabeth Ann Shields, 80, of East Brainerd died Tuesday evening, March 24, 2020 in a local health care center.

A longtime resident of Chattanooga, Elizabeth worked in the medical field for 42 years, retiring from OB/GYN Centre of Medicine, Dr. Stanley Dressler’s officer where she had worked for almost 30 years.

She was a member of Grace Works Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ruben W. Shields; daughter-in-law, Lisa Shadrick Shields; parents, Clyde and Inez Hammons, father & mother-in-law, Ruben and Pearl Shields.

Survivors are her son, R. Winston Shields; granddaughters, Haley and Katie Shields, all of Apison; sister, Bobbie Carter, Bridgeport, AL sister-in-law, Jeanette (Bill) Jennings, Chattanooga; nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Due to the current medical crisis, the family will be having service for immediate family only at 12:30 pm, Friday in the funeral home chapel with Dr. Bill Owens officiating.

Burial will be at the Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Visit www.heritagechattanooga.com to share words of condolences and to watch the service live stream.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ronald McDonald House, 200 Central Avenue, Chattanooga 37403, The Chattanooga Humane Educational Society, 212 North Highland Park Avenue, Chattanooga 37404, or Wreaths Across America, 2214 Beeler Avenue, Chattanooga 37421.

Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.