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Karen Claudette (Fields) Fields "KCIE" Claudette

February 19, 1958 ~ November 29, 2018 (age 60)

Karen Claudette Fields


Funeral services for Karen Fields, 60, of Angleton will be Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at First Missionary Baptist Church in Angleton with Pastor Gerald Holland Sr. eulogizing and Pastor Otis Petteway III officiating. Burial will follow at Fields Paradise Cemetery in Brazoria, Texas.

She passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at her residence. She was a member of First Missionary Baptist Church where she directed the choir and worked with the youth choir.  She was a graduate of Columbia High School Class of 1976. She was an educator for many years and loved history. She was a member of Zeta Phi Beta. She was an avid reader, enjoyed shopping and traveling. Her greatest joy was spending quality time with her family especially her grandchildren,

She was preceded in by her son, Curtis L. Phillips, Jr.; brother, Frank Fields, Jr.; grandparents, Walter and Clara Overton Fields, Cyrus K. Howard, Sr., Clarence and Earnestine Parker.

She leaves to cherish her loving and precious memories; parents, Frank and Norma Jean Fields, Brazoria; daughters, Zaundria E. Shanklin (Jason Scott), Shawna Shanklin (Raylon), Stephanie Wooten (Tyrone) and Ashley Khoury (Todd) all of Angleton; sisters, Bess J. Fields, Angleton, Velda Petteway (Otis Jr.), Bay City and Frances Fields, Brazoria; brother, Chedvrick V. Tims, Brazoria, best friends, Cherie Crabtree, Lake Jackson, Beth Imperatore, Houston and Ruby Carter, Angleton; father of her children, Basharn Shanklin, Fresno; grandchildren. Ambria Burns, Cydni Phillips, Alicia Calloway, Khaison Scott, Khaylour Scott,  and a host of nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.

Active pallbearers will be Robert Beverly, Darnell Mack, Bill Willis, Terry Gordon, Harold Ward and Sydney Mitchell.

Visitation will be Friday, December 7, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Dixon Funeral Home in Angleton. There will be viewing at the church on the day of the service from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. There will be no viewing afterward.

Final arrangements entrusted to Dixon Funeral Home of Angleton. (979) 849-8800.


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