Clipped From Mt. Vernon Register-News
Phillip Shields Dies At Age 81; Funeral Tuesday Phillip Shields, of 7n9 Perkins Avenue, died at Si.lO Saturday night at Jefferson Memorial Hos- piUl. Mr. Shields a former employe of the Mt, Vernon Car Mfg. Co.. wag 81 years, one month and 18 days of age. Funeral services will he held Tuesday at 11 a. m. in the chapel of tbe Pulley Funeral Home. The Rev. Charlie W. Karch will officiate and burial will be in Bethel Memorial cemetery. The body will remain at the Pulley Funeral Home, where friends may call at any time. Mr. Shields was born May 12. 1875 in Hamilton county, the son of Frank and Lea Ann (Haley) Shields. He was first married to Betty Carlton, who preceded him in death. Some years later he was married to Sadie Newell, who iUivives. Mr. Shields was a member of the Pentecostal church. Besides his wife, he is survived by seven stepsons, Payton Ossig of Detroit, Ernest Ossig of New York, Roy Ossig of Los Angeles, Calif., ^aul and Harry Ossig of Mt, Vernon, Walter and Charles Carlton of Mt. Vernon and foin- stepdaughters, Blanch Delehanty of Alton, Nellie Higgins of Danville, Hazel Eesock of West Frankfort and Marie Davis of Booneville, Ind. A brother and two sisters preceded him in death.