March 19, 2013

Rita Fields

Mrs. Rita Fields, 62, of Dalton, departed this life Monday, March 18, 2013, at the Hamilton Medical Center.

Rita was born May 31, 1950, in Dalton, a daughter of the late Howard and Mary Bell Shoemaker Redwine. She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Rebecca Burton and Glenda Curtain.

She retired from J&J Industries after 30 years.

She is survived by her husband of 27 years, Herbert Fields; son, Scott Flowers of Dalton; daughter, Elizabeth Chadwell of Caryville, Tenn.; brother, David Redwine of East Ridge, Tenn.; sisters and brother-in-law, Wilma Elliot of White, Wanda Hurst of Cleveland, Tenn., Sandra Welch of Resaca, and Patricia and Rick Martin of Chatsworth; grandchildren, Jacob and Adrianna Flowers, Joanna Chadwell, and Liea Chadwell; great-grandchild, Alyssa Bossier; and nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. from the Ponders Melrose Chapel with Pastor Larry Marlin officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 2 to 3 p.m.

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton; (706) 226-4002.

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