Naomi Ruth Shields, age 84, passed away Sunday morning, March 3. Naomi was born August 8, 1934, in Slaton, Texas.
Naomi was the fifth of seven children born to Roy and Mabel Johnson. She graduated from Wilson high school in Wilson, Texas in 1953.
She married Troy Shields June 6, 1954.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Mabel Johnson, three sisters, three brothers, and her firstborn child, Gayle Shields.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Troy Shields, and a son, Troy Dale Shields (Patti), a daughter, Glenda Shields Stone (Gary), and a daughter Brenda Shields Elliott (Dale).
Her delight and the joys of her heart were her seven grandchildren, Troy Shields Jr., Aaron Stone (Miranda), Ryan Shields (Gena), Kaylla Hilliard (Henry); nine great grandchildren, Dallas, Kaitln, Kristen, Kinsley, Aubrey, Caleb, Alena, Ashlynn, and Ryann and she was excited about the upcoming birth of her first great-great grandchild.
Naomi is also survived by her baby sister, Lena Morphis (David) of Texas; several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Naomi was a long time member at First Assembly of God Church in North Little Rock, Arkansas. One thing she would say to you all is, “Make sure your heart is right with God”.
Visitation will be at Smith North Little Rock Funeral Home on March 6, 2019, from 4:00-6:00 PM with a private burial in Texas.