Home Obituary Mrs. Janet Shields-Conley was called home January 13th, 2016

Mrs. Janet Shields-Conley was called home January 13th, 2016


Mrs. Janet Shields-Conley was born June 28, 1957, in Los Angeles, California, to the late Thomas and Rutha Shields. She was called home January 13th, 2016 in Little Rock Arkansas at the age of 58. “Jan”, as she was called by family and friends, attended and graduated from Manuel School of Arts in 1976 in Los Angeles, California. She was employed for several years as a cook at Benson Nursing Home Inc. in Nashville, Arkansas. After moving to Little Rock, Arkansas, she was employed at Northridge Healthcare. She always found and enjoyed employment where she could be of service to the elderly. She was well known and loved by members of her community both in Nashville and Little Rock.
She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Valdie Waltree. Jan was united in marriage to Rickey Conley in Little Rock Arkansas. She leaves to cherish her memories her husband, Rickey Conley of Little Rock; one son, Jamal Staves of Nashville; two daughters, Kelly Colwart and Brandi Dickerson both of Little Rock; five grandchildren, Akilah Benson of Little Rock, Khalid and Omari Benson, both of Nashville, Trevion McLilly of Kaleen, Texas and Kynnadi Hawkins of Little Rock; two stepsons, Nicholas and Daryll Conley, both of Little Rock; two stepdaughters, Kelsy and Nicky Conley, both of Little Rock; two nephews, Kamron Shields of California and Eric Waltree of Washington; special friends, Alfonso Dickerson, Gynder Benson, Hazel Wilson and Linda Draper; and a host of cousins and friends. Visitation will be held 11:00 am-5:00 pm, family hour will be 5:00-6:00 pm Friday at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held 10:00 am Saturday, January 23 at Free Christian Zion in Nashville. Burial will be at Sunset Gardens in Nashville. Arrangements entrusted to Hicks Funeral Home, Inc.

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