Merle Shields, 78, of Inman passed away on September 13, 2022. She was the daughter of the late Roy Jade Bostic and Pearl Pate Padgett.
She was a retired registered nurse from Spartanburg Regional. She was a member of First Baptist Church Spartanburg where she was a member of the Sherry Smith Sunday School class. She served with Mobile Meals and The Bridge Mission House. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by a daughter Sheri Bailey; two grandsons Dillon and Colton Bailey; nephew Jason Thomas deGuehery and his daughters Addison Elizabeth and Haven Alexandra; nephews Scotty and Robby Pace; sister in law Ophelia Greer; sister in love Suzette Clarke deGuehery; and half sister Carol Chapman.
She was predeceased by a son Billy Shields; grandson William Grant Bailey and a brother Truman Bostic.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to Connie Maxwell Children's Home, 810 Maxwell Ave, Greenwood, SC 29646.