Colleen Faye Shields, 39, of Warrior, Ala., died 6:57 p.m. Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Birmingham, Ala.
She was born Wednesday, Oct. 9, 1974, in Champaign, the daughter of Nancy (Kauffman) Bellmore and Stephen Nussear. She married Lenny Michael Shields on Oct. 3, 2008, in Birmingham, Ala.
Colleen worked in the scheduling department for Plastipak Packaging, Inc. in Birmingham, Ala. for 20 years. She was a member of the Alter Sodality and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Gardendale, Ala.
She is survived by husband, Lenny Michael Shields of Warrior, Ala.; mother and stepfather, Nancy and Bruce Bellmore of Urbana; father and stepmother, Stephen and Joyce Nussear of Lodge; son, Joshua Shields and wife Amanda of Warrior, Ala.; daughter, Brittini Shields of Birmingham, Ala.; mother-in-law, Debra Shields of Bluford; sister, Tracy Winn and husband Brandon of Savoy; two nieces, Savannah and Chloe; two nephews, Alexander and Lucca; and goddaughter, Mary Kate Akers of Tarrant, Ala.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents and father-in-law, Lyndel Shields.
Funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Mt. Vernon with the Very Reverend Father John Iffert officiating. Interment will be at Oakdale Cemetery in Jefferson County.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Biblical wake service will be held at 8 p.m. Morning visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of mass at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Mt. Vernon.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Colleen’s Light (please make checks payable to Lenny Shields) or the donor’s choice and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information and to send condolences.