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Services are held for James Fields




JAMES BENTON FIELDS

JAMES BENTON FIELDS

Funeral services for James Benton Fields, 78, of Columbus, Ind., were held March 6. Burial was in the Bethel-Baptist Cemetery in Columbus.

A son of the late Robert and Pearley Mae Johnson Fields, he was born at Neon. He died March 3.

Fields moved to Columbus in 1951 and retired from Reliance Electric Service after 25 1/2 years. He enjoyed singing gospel music and would visit nursing homes with his wife and sing to the patients.

Surviving are his wife, Joyce Gaynell Edwards Fields; four sons, Shelvy “Bodie” Fields and wife LaVern, Millstone; James H. Fields, Whiteland, Ind.; Lucky Fields, Columbus, Ind.; and Donnie Edwards and wife Linda, Jenkins; five daughters, Glenna Patterson, North Vernon, Ind.; Julie Dover, Columbus, Ind.; Kathy Anderson, Florida; Jennifer Hall and husband Gerald, Jenkins; and Regina Henson and husband Greg, Seymour, Ind.; two brothers, David Fields, Sorrento, Fla., and Gid Fields, Otisco, Ind.; four sisters, LaAnna Ingram, Charlestown, Ind.; Nancy Boggs and husband Taft, Partridge; Kathleen Cornett, Cumberland; and Mary Collins, Isom; and a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A video tribute can be viewed at www.jewellrittman.com.

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