Wednesday February 21st, 2024 2:09PM
Whitfield Funeral Home
Little Davenport
Hamilton Mill

Barbara Diane Shields

Obituary Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Barbara Diane Shields, 67, passed away peacefully on February 7, 2024, at Northeast Ga Medical Center in Gainesville, Georgia, surrounded by her loving family. Barbara was born on August 5, 1956, in Gainesville, Georgia, to the late Clifford Ervin Richardson and Marion Jo Earls. She graduated from Truett McConnell, where she cultivated her passion for learning and formed lasting friendships. Barbara was predeceased by her parents, her brother Kerry Richardson and her sisters Janice Blackwell, Cynthia Richardson. She is survived by her son, Adrian Richardson, her grandson Demarius "Dee" Richardson, her sisters, Toni (Johnny) Lyles, Debra (Robert) Jefferies, and her brothers Clifford (Joanne) Richardson, Don (Che) Richardson, Perry Richardson. She also leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews, including special nieces Mia and Isha Langston, whom she adored dearly. Barbara was a vibrant soul with a zest for life. She found joy in the simple pleasures, such as watching baseball games, singing church hymns, playing her favorite Facebook games, and indulging in lottery tickets. She cherished her faithful companion, Jack the dog, and took delight in proving herself right "All" the time. Barbara will be deeply missed by her family, friends, and all who knew her. Her laughter, warmth, and unwavering spirit will be remembered fondly by all whose lives she touched. "Though her laughter may now be silent, her spirit will forever echo in our hearts."

Funeral Date
02/16/2024 at 1:00PM
Funeral Home
Wimberly Funeral Home
(770) 536-3251
325 Summit St SE , Gainesville 30501