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Margaret Raye Shields

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Margaret Raye Shields, 52, of Bellefontaine, passed away at her residence Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013.

She was born Feb. 13, 1961, in Bellefontaine to Ronald “Jack” and Donna Nelson Robinson, who survives in Bellefontaine.

 On Aug. 22, 1981, she married Robert Gene Shields in Rushsylvania and he also survives along with their children, Megan (Bryan) Ropp of Xenia and Caleb (fiancée, Ellina Dovgopolaya) Shields of Mt. Sterling; her sisters, Chris (Damon) Keller-Cockrel of Delaware, Ronda (Ernie) Pitchford of Ft. Worth, Texas, and Carol (Ron) Goings of West Liberty; two grandchildren, Calynn Renee and Kaden Matthew Ropp; and numerous nieces and nephews.

 She was preceded in death by a brother, Andy Alltop.

A 1979 Benjamin Logan High School graduate, she worked at the Juvenile Court and was the Deputy Clerk at the Logan County Title Office.

She was a member of the Rushsylvania Church of Christ where she served as church secretary for 14 years. She enjoyed her grandchildren, crafts, reading and quilting.

 Pastor Lynn Cleaveland officiates a 10:30 a.m. memorial service Monday at the Rushsylvania Church of Christ where calling is from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday.

Burial is in the Harper Cemetery following the service.

 In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Rushsylvania Church of Christ Legacy Fund, P.O. Box 386, Rushsylvania, OH 43347 and to Universal Home Health and Hospice, 701 S. Main St., Bellefontaine, OH 43311.

 Eichholtz Funeral Home in Bellefontaine handled arrangements. Express condolences at www.edsfh.com.

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