Beuna Allred Shields, 77, passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst, NC


Beuna was a native of Moore County and a graduate of Elise High School.  She attended a Business College and later graduated from Sandhills Community College.  Beuna worked  for over 30 years at Bethesda Halfway House.  She was a loving daughter, wife, mother and grandmother.  She was proud of her family and especially enjoyed time spent with her grandson.  Beuna like to visit her extended family any time she could.  She was a member of Robbins First Baptist Church. Beuna was a daughter of the late Eather C. “Dick” and Janie Arnold Allred and was preceded in death by husband: Paul Shields; brothers:  E C Allred, Jr, Truby Allred.


Beuna is survived by daughter: Sybrena Shields;  son: Damon Shields; grandson: Devon Paul Shields; and many friends.


Memorials can be made to Bethesda Halfway House, 204 Pine Street, Aberdeen, NC 28315, St Jude Children Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, Robbins First Baptist Church, 651 Hemp Street, Robbins, NC 27325. 


Graveside memorial service will be 11:00 AM, Wednesday, September 22, 2021  at Pine Rest Cemetery, Robbins NC, with Dr. Kenneth McNeill  officiating.


Kennedy Funeral Home is honored to serve the Shields family.


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  1. So sorry to hear this. Condolences to the family. Me and Farrell graduated with her. She was always so well liked and had a great sense of humor.

  2. I worked with Buena at Stevens.
    She was always a joy to be around. A great worker never got up tight on short notice reports, always smiling.
    My sympathy is extended to her family. RIP Buena 🙏🙏🙏

  3. Sabrina, Damon and Deavon. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. You know Steve and I loved your mama very much and we love y’all too
    Your mama is resting at the feet of our precious Lord and Saviour
    Love, Teresa and Steve

  4. My sincere Sympathy and prayers for all of Beuna’s family! I will always remember her friendly smile! Love to all the family !

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