Eva Shields Smith, wife of the late Roy Adams Smith Sr., passed away on Thursday, April 23, 2020, at the age of 92. She was born in Halifax County on March 13, 1928, to the late Maude Belle Martin and James Marshall Shields.
Eva worked as a sales person at Belk for more than 25 years. She loved animals, flowers and enjoyed reading. She was a member of Winns Creek Baptist Church.
Eva Shields Smith is survived by a daughter, Jane Puryear (Randy); son, Roy Smith Jr. (Virginia); grandchildren, Marshall Puryear (Lori), Bryant Puryear (Violet), Laura Slagle (Bruce), Beth Smith and Roy Adams Smith III; eight great grandchildren and many other family members.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Zelna Wilkerson; and brothers, Edgar Shields and Jesse Shields.
A graveside service will be held at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.brookslyon.com.
The family is being served by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremation Services, South Boston.