Jennie Oates O'Shields, 45, of Prosperity, died Wednesday, May 26, 2021.
Born on November 11, 1975 in Newberry, she was a daughter of Jeanette Lominick Boozer and the late Jessie Havis Oates. She earned a Bachelor's Degree from Newberry College and served as City Clerk for the City of Newberry. She was a member of Cross Point Church. Her baby boy, Jesse Allen O'Shields was her greatest accomplishment.
She is survived by her husband, Ben O'shields; her mother and step-father, Jeanette and Dusty Boozer; sons, Jessie Allen O'Shields and Barron Reid O'Shields; brothers, Gene Hopper and Mickey James; sisters, Diane Bishop, Amy Hopper, Debbie Tucker, and Renee Franklin; her step-mother, Joyce Oates; and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Allen and Brenda O'shields.
A memorial service will be conducted at 11:00 AM Saturday, May 29, 2021 at the McSwain-Evans Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Jeff O'Dell and by the Rev. Jimmy Counts. The family will receive friends following the service. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 200 Center Point Circle #100, Columbia, SC 29210 or to the Newberry Humane Society, P.O. Box 485, Newberry, SC 29108