Published: Friday, August 31, 2007, Carmi Times
Lorene Fields, 97, Carmi, died at 8:57 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007 at
Wabash Christian Retirement Center in Carmi.
She was born July 1, 1910 at Burnt Prairie, the daughter of Charles Oscar
and Mary Agnes (Downen) Myers, and was married Sept. 2, 1934 to Opal Edward
Fields, who preceded her in death Jan. 24, 1989. Mrs. Fields was a homemaker
and a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Carmi.
Surviving are two sons and a daughter-in-law, Ralph and Jean Fields of
Bryan, Ohio, and Dick Fields of Carmi; five grandchildren; seven
great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded
in death by two sisters, Elizabeth Myers and Helen Bolerjack; six brothers,
Charles O., Allen "Doc," David L., Frank, Bill and Arthur M. "Si"
Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Campbell Funeral Home in Carmi,
the Rev. C. William Fechtig officiating, with burial in Newman Cemetery near
Carmi. Friends may call from 5 until 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.