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Laura Lee Shields
1943 2024

Laura Lee Shields

July 21, 1943 — April 8, 2024

Laura Lee "Sis" Shields, 80, of Louisville, Kentucky passed away unexpectedly on April 8, 2024, in Louisville KY, at Baptist Health East, from heart related complications.

Laura was born on July 21, 1943, Glasgow, Kentucky to the late Carl Bradley and Zeda (Newby) Bradley. Laura then graduated from Bunche High School in 1962. In 1964 Laura met her late husband William (Bill) Shields in Munfordville Kentucky. After their marriage, they moved to Arizona, New York, Massachusetts and New Jersey. Together they had three children Randall, Kenneth, and Carmille. She was a devoted mother and did everything in her power to care for her family.

She was also preceded in death by her only sibling William Carl (Pete) Bradley and her great-nephew Spenser Bradley.

Laura is survived by her children; Sons, Randall Shields (Theresa), Kenneth Shields (Sharon); Daughter, Carmille Smith (Joseph); Grandchildren, Joseph Pollock, Darrin Shields, Madison Shields, Sydney Shields, Taylor Austin (Alexis), Isaiah Smith, Olivia Shields, Jaiden Shields; Great Grandchildren, Taylor Jr Austin and Naomi Austin; Sister-in-Law, RuthAnn Bradley; Nieces, Katrina Franklin (Chris), Kendra Sorrell (Ervin); Great-Niece, Carla Franklin; and great Nephews, Byran and Nikolas Sorrell, and a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. All of whom will cherish her memory.

A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday April 27th, from 11:00am- 2:00pm, followed by a celebration of life service at 2:00pm, at Newcomer Funeral Home, 235 Juneau Drive, Louisville KY, 40243, led by Reverend Corrie Shull.

Laura's service will be livestreamed at the scheduled service time. Click here to view the service.

A family gathering will take place after the service at Marks Feed Store, 1142 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville KY, 40243.

"A Mother holds
her children's
hands for
a while…
their hearts forever."
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Memorial Gathering

Saturday, April 27, 2024

11:00am - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions

235 Juneau Drive, Louisville, KY 40243

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, April 27, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions

235 Juneau Drive, Louisville, KY 40243

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