Linda Darnell Stewart O'Shields, 80, of Kings Mountain passed away Thursday, July 7, 2022 at Testa Family Hospice, Kings Mountain, NC.
A Kings Mountain native, she was the daughter of the late George and Letha Stewart. She was also preceded in death by brothers, Herman Stewart and Ralph Stewart and stepson Lance O'Shields.
She is survived by her husband of 40 years, David O'Shields; son Jeffrey Grigg of Charlotte; daughter, Lynn Poston and husband Tim Poston of Kings Mountain; step daughter Dianne Bolden of Clinton, SC; sister Elizabeth Stewart of Kings Mountain; brother Gary Stewart and wife Mary Jo of Kings Mountain; granddaughters Savannah Poston and Nicole Poston of Kings Mountain; step granddaughter Stacy Arnold of Clinton, SC; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is a 1960 graduate of Grover High School where she was salutatorian. She was employed in the textile industry until her retirement. She was a lifetime member of Dixon Presbyterian Church where she served as treasurer and a member of the Session.
She was a cancer survivor and participated until recently in the Relay for Life Walk. She enjoyed making crafts as well as Hallmark movies and reading. She was an avid traveler enjoying the mountains and other trips as well as cruises.
The family will receive friends Sunday evening, July 10, 2022 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Harris Funeral Home.
The funeral will be conducted by the Rev. Randy Patterson
Monday, July 11, 2022 11:00 A.M. at Dixon Presbyterian Church. Burial followed at Mountain Rest Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to Dixon Presbyterian Church, 602 Dixon School Road, Kings Mountain, NC and Relay for Life, Shelby.