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Geraldine Shields

May 19, 1952 — May 18, 2024


Geraldine Shields, affectionately known as Geraldine to all who knew her, passed away peacefully on May 18, 2024, just one day shy of her 72nd birthday. She was born on May 19, 1952, in Tryon, North Carolina, to her loving parents, the late Ellis and Isabelle Ravan. Geraldine's journey came to a serene close in Greer, South Carolina, surrounded by the warmth of her cherished memories and the love of her family.

Geraldine's life was a rich tapestry of love, courage, and gentleness. She was a beacon of strength and kindness, always putting others before herself and facing life's challenges with admirable bravery. Her journey through life was marked by her dedication to her family, her passion for her work in the textile industry, and her love for simple pleasures, such as a good game of Bingo.

She is survived by her son, Scotty Price. Geraldine's loving spirit will be fondly remembered by her brother, Donald Revan, and his wife, Ellen, who cherished the bond they shared. She was a beloved grandmother to Wesley and Silas Allison, Taylor Price and Karissa Brown, who will hold their memories of her close to their hearts. She is also survived by her nieces, nephews and great grandchildren that she adored.

Though Geraldine was predeceased by her daughter, Patricia Brown, her son Carrol-Bo Price, her siblings Jerry Revan, Jenny Cole, and Kathleen Lynch, and her husband, Basil Shields, the legacy of love and resilience they all shared lives on through those who knew and loved Geraldine.

Geraldine's life was a testament to her loving nature, as she navigated the loss of her children and siblings with grace and unwavering courage. Friends and family often spoke of her gentle demeanor, which was a comforting presence in their lives. Her ability to face life's adversities while maintaining her gentle spirit made her an inspiration to all who were privileged to know her.

Her interests, though simple, brought her immense joy and served as a way for her to connect with others. Bingo nights were a highlight for Geraldine, where her competitive spirit and love for the game shone brightly. These evenings were more than just a pastime; they were a source of laughter, camaraderie, and cherished memories that will be fondly recalled by her friends and family.

Geraldine Shields' life was a journey of love, courage, and gentle kindness. She will be deeply missed by all who were touched by her presence. Her spirit, characterized by her loving heart and brave soul, will continue to guide and inspire her family and friends. Geraldine's memory will be treasured, her stories retold, and her legacy will endure in the lives of those she loved.

As we say goodbye to Geraldine, we celebrate her life and the countless ways she enriched our lives. Her memory will be a keepsake, from which we'll never part. God has her in his keeping; we have her in our hearts.
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