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Billy Ray Redding Born in Greenville Feb' 3rd. 1950.

Billy Ray Redding was born 1950-2015 he was 65 at his death. Billy Ray Redding died on June 06' 2015. He went to be with the Lord on the 7th.You might say why 2 dates well because not sure he was found on Sunday the 7th. The late J.K. Redding was his daddy and Ora Redding was his mother. The late Melvin Redding was a brother and the late Judy Redding Reid a sister. Death is a time that we all must face unless Jesus comes back first. Lets be ready for that day to come. I did not know Billy Ray Redding but a brother J.C. [Jake] I know real good Jake is a best friend to me. Well God is my best friend but you know what I mean. Billy Ray Redding is survived by his siblings Nellie Hickey' Florence Gosnell' Elsie Dellinger' Carolyn Ruiz' Matt Redding' J.C. [Jake] Redding.


5 Generations Of Chumley Males.

Look at this please about the Chumley Males. This came out in the newspaper.In Pickens SC. take a good look at this. Male descendants of Jeff O'Shields and Polly Chumley. Take a look at the picture top center is Thompson Chumley who was the son of William Chumley nee O'Shields. William Chumley was the illegitimate son of Jeff O'Shields and Mary [Polly] Chumley. This article appeared in the newspaper in Pickens County' Georgia. It was placed there by James Chumley who appears in the photo above. This was give to his sister 2001. Let me tell you this is real history. This is documented.


50 Years of being married.

Carolyn O'Shields and myself were married 50 years August 20th. We had this event 8/4/12/ what a grest time that we had in the church August 4 at 2pm on saturday. We really thank each one that was there on that day. Praise God for Bro' Billy was the one that was in charge and let me say a job well done. We were so happy on that day. Praise God for my wife and children and grandchildren. Glory Glory to my Lord and my God for evermore.


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Alton Bruce O'Shields

BRUCE O'Shields was my friend and a cousin of mine I will never forget the O'Sheal O'Shields Reunion. What a great time we all had at the Reunion Bruce wanted me to walk over the church cemetery with him. So we walked Mount Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery. I could tell that Bruce was tired I said do you want to go back he said no Charles. I have something I want you to see look at that tombstone Charles I looked on one side was O'Sheal and the other side was O'Shields. And Bruce said they are brothers. Bruce O'Shields and myself talked about many things about the church' and the bible and we talked about God. Bruce O'Shields loved his wife and his children and grandchildren. Thank you Bruce for being my friend I know it has been ten years since you left but i' can say you are missed. I always felt at home at Bruce and [Martie] O'Shields home. Now I will go to what was wrote in the Greenville News SC. Friday 7' 2005 page. Here I go Alton Bruce O'Shields birth March' 5' 1939 Pickens County South Carolina' USA' death Jan' 5' 2005 Easley Pickens County South Carolina USA. Easley SC. Alton Bruce O'Shields Sr. 65' husband of Ernestine Pillsbury [Martie] O'Shields of 549 Cherokee trail died Wednesday January 5' 2005 at his residence. Mr. O'Shields was a native of Pickens County son of Sula Chastain O'Shields of Easley. And the late Oscar Ronald O'Shields. He was a former employee with J.P. Stevens white horse plant' was the owner of Bruce O'Shields Auto Parts and Towing in Dacusville' was a member of Mount Carmel Baptist Church. And was a U.S. Army veteran. Mr. O'Shields was very instrumental in obtaining land for the Dacusville Middle School. Surviving in addiotion to his wife and mother are sons. Alton Bruce O'Shields Jr. wife' Teresa of Shelby North Carolina. William Allen O'Shields of California' and Don Preston O'Shields and wife Amanda of Anderson' brothers Robert C. O'Shields Clyde O'Shields and Jerry W. O'Shields all of Easley. Sisters Bonnie O. Allison. Brenda Alverson and Judy Chapman all of Easley' and five grandchildren. Brantley Nigcle4 O'Shields Alton Bruce O'Shields 111. Alyssa Lynn O'Shields Cali Allana Marie O'Shields and Autumm McKenzie O'Shields. He was predeceased by four brothers Ronald O'Shields' Kenneth O'Shields Cecil O'Shields and Tommy O'Shields Ray O'Shields. Funeral services will be held at 11a.m. Saturday at Mount Carmel Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. The body is at Robinson Funeral Home Powdersville Road. Where the family will recive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight and will be placed in the church at 10;30 a.m. Saturday.


Bo-Bo The Clown

Bo-Bo was so sad that he thought' No one likes me. I wish that i was out of the Circus. I'am thinking about running away. The other clowns tried to talk to Bo-Bo but he would not listen to any of the clowns. They tried to tell him that running away was not the answer. But Bo-Bo still ran away. Most of the time when we won't listen we get into trouble and this is what happened to B-Bo. No i don't with the law but he got into trouble in other ways. Lets look at some of the ways that Bo-Bo got into trouble. His first trouble starts in a large city. There he is in a city where he doesn't know anyone. This is trouble for Bo-Bo right from the beginning. This also makes Bo- Bo very sad. Bo-Bo sees lots of strange looking people. Bo-Bo thinks boy' I'm in trouble now. I wonder what i can do now. All these strange people scare me. Bo-Bo tries to hide from the people. Maybe i can i can run and get away from these people. But this didn't work. Nothing was working out the way that Bo-Bo thought that it should. What was wrong with these people/ There wasn't anything wrong with them' it was Bo-Bo. Self is our biggest problem. We need to get self out of the way. Don't fell sorry for yourself. Bo-Bo was so tired that he didn't know what to do. Then he saw a bench. Bo-Bo sat down on the bench. He had a tear coming down from his eye. A little boy came and sat down beside him. The little boy saw the tear in Bo-Bo's eye what is your name/ My name is Bo-Bo he answered. The little boy told Bo-Bo his name was BILLY. Billy said to Bo-Bo' why do you have a tear in your eye/ Bo-Bo said because nobody likes me. Billy said well i like you. Billy told Bo-Bo how he loved to go to the circus. Billy said that he loved everything about the circus but loved the clowns most of all. Billy told Bo-Bo about the time that he was in the hospital. How he hsd to have his leg taken off and how sad he felt. Billy felt that no one cared about him. He said that he would cry all the time and that he would not listen not even his mother and daddy. He did say that he never would forget the day that the clowns from the circus came to the hospital and how happy that they made him that day. They made him understand that he really was loved and tthat he needed to stop felling sorry for himself. Bo-Bo looked at Billy with tears in his eyes but not for feeling sorry for himself but these were tears of joy. For the first time in long time Bo-Bo was really happy. Yes a little boy had showed him that he was loved. Bo-Bo told Billy that he had acted so silly. He said i'am going back to the circus where i belong where i know i'am needed. So Bo-Bo headed back to the circus. You talk about being happy. Bo-Bo the clown was very happy as he was going back to the circus. Speacking to everyone that he saw. What a change that has come over Bo-Bo. No longer sad as before but happy. As he goes near the gate to the circus all the circus people see Bo-Bo coming. They all rush to the gate. The circus people started singing come on home Bo-Bo come on home. Bo-Bo was truly back at home where he belonged. The staff at the circus loved Bo-Bo. I hope that you enjoyed reading this short story about Bo-Bo the clown. Written By Charles O'Shields.


Can I Be Saved/ Written By Rev' Charles O'Shields

Can I Be Saved/ Yes my friend you can be saved. Because Jesus died on the cross and shed His blood for all that will call on Him. We must call on the name of Jesus. You cannot be saved in any other name. It must be in the name of Jesus. Trust in His name today. Believe that Jesus is the Son of God. Then you have life in Him. I hope that you can see that this the only way to have real life. We have everlasting life if we believe in Jesus Christ. Why not believe right now/ As you read this tract believe in your heart. Believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of the Most High God. Jesus Christ is seated at the right hand side of God. My friend lots of people think they can buy a ticket to heaven or maybe work their way to heaven. Some people even think that they will go to heaven because they are good. But this is not enough they must be saved. The same goes for everyone. We all must be born again. Born of the Spirit of God. We need the sword of the Spirit. Which is the word of God. The word of God cuts. The word is quick and powerful and sharper than any two edged sword. We can not save ourselves. You Must have faith in God. Faith in Jesus Christ knowing that He loves you. Yes He loved us so much that He died for our sins. He was buried and He rose again from the dead the third day. According to the word of God. Let's go to the word. Here are some verses taken from the Bible. I'am sure that these verses can help you. Shall we take a look/ Romans; Chapter 1' verse 16; For I'am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ; for it is the power of God unto salvation to everyone that believeth to the Jew first and also the Greek; Romans; Chapter 10; verse; 12 and 13; For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek; for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon Him. For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. I hope that you can see that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved. That my friend means you or anyone who will believe in Him can and will be saved. Trust Him in your heart. Don't just believe in your head but your heart. Let's take a look at Ephesians; Chapter 2' verse 8 and 9; For by grace are ye saved through faith and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God; not of works' lest any man should boast. I want us to look at some more of God's word. Let's look at Luke Chapter 13' verse 3; But except ye; repent' ye shall all likewise perish. Now God does not want anyone to die and go to Hell. Listen to me friend God wants to save you believe in God. Don't turn Him away but ask Him into your heart. I must give you this verse in the bible John; Chapter 3; verse 16; For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish' but have everlasting life. Accept Him now. Don't put Him off any longer. Let go and let God in your heart let the Devil know that you are saved. Because you have asked God to save you and you believe He has if you did this praise God. And listen to this preacher If you know that you did get saved I want to praise God with you call me if you would like to call 864-908-2499.


Charles and Carolyn O'Shields and Family.

First let me start by saying that i'am Charles O'Shields born in Greenville S.C. Next to the youngest child of Mr. and Mrs. Denny Leonard O'Shields Sr. I married Carolyn Fay Rice O'Shields Carolyn was the daughter of Robert James and Alice Rice. Carolyn and myself got married August 20 1962 and we have three children that the Lord gave us. We love these children very much their names were Teresa' Eddie' and Vickie. We also have three grandchildren as i write this Brian' Shawn' and Brittany. Brian is the son of Teresa and Shawn and Brittanty are Vickie's children. Teresa was married to Dewayne Jones Vickie married Timmmy Bryant. As i write this Carolyn and myself have been married 49 years. I praise God for my wife and my family.


Charles Edward O'Shields Sr. Born 1940, In Greenville South Carolina.

What i'am about to write is about me my life as a boy and now. I was born Charles Edward O'Shields. Next to the youngest child of Mr. and Mrs. Denny Leonard O'Shields sr. My mother and daddy lived together 52 years before my mother died in 1971. Both mother and daddy were born 1900 daddy was born in Spartanburg County SC. And mother was born in Laurens County SC. Daddy and mother had 8 children. Three children were born dead two baby boys buried next to granddaddy W.G.S. O'Shields in Spartanburg County SC. and a baby girl buried in Spartanburg SC. This was in the early 20's my oldest brother was born 1920 Denny Leonard O'Shields Jr. Mildred O'Shields was born 1923. Roderick M. O'Shields was next I can't put his birth on there he is still living as I write this I have to respect that and more than that I guess I will let this be. Next I was born Charles Edward O'Shields year 1940 in Greenville. SC. Youngest brother was born Patrick Ryan O'Shields in Greenville SC. Lets back up I want to go back to daddy and my mother I already said my mother died 1971 mother was buried in Mountain Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Daddy Denny Leonard O'Shields died 1987 almost 87 he was 86. He is buried at Mountain Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Denny Leonard O'Shields Jr. died 1981 he was 61 years of age at his death. D.L. O'Shields Jr. is buried at Mountain Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Going down history road i'am having a great time doing this for this is true every bit of this about my family. Denny Leonard O'Shields Jr. was married to Alberta Cooper they got married in the year 1955. No children were born in their home. Alberta D.L's wife is also buried at Mountain Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Going back to my sister Mildred O'Shields was born 1923. Mildred Carolyn O'Shields married Joseph Charles Seaborn year 1947. Let me give the names of the children that were born to the home. Now I have the dates and the year they were born but will leave this off due to respect. Oldest child Russell Gary Seaborn' Next one born was Mike Riddle Seaborn' Robert Earle Seaborn' Patracia Ann Seaborn. This is the list of their children. Roderick Malcolm O'Shields married Faye McNeely in 1956. Their children born in the home Michael David O'Shields Donnie L. O'Shields this is the list of all their children. Faye died year 2000. Roderick got married after Faye died they were married almost 44 years. 2001 Roderick O'Shields married Mary Jo Spearman. Mary Jo is good to Roderick and we thank God for Mary Jo. Hope you like this i'am doing this for researchers trying to help you. N if I can. Now I want to tell about my family August the 20th' 1962 I married Carolyn Fay Rice. We have three children. I shall name the children staring with Teresa Ann O'Shields' Charles Edward [Eddie] O'Shields Jr. Vickie Lynn O'Shields. This is all our children we love our children very much. Each day that I live I thank God for my family. I must give God all praise glory to His name forever. Patrick Ryan O'Shields married Doris Ann Wilson 1967. Their children Sharon O'Shields' Richard O'Shields' Brian O'Shields We really thank God for Patrick and Doris children. Boy oh boy how time moves time sure don't stand still that is for sure. What joy our children have brought to us.


Edna O'Shields and her husband Wiley G.S. O'Shields

This is about my cousins and his wife. Let me start this telling about Wiley G.S. O'Shields he was born 1928.Member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church in Spartanburg. SC. Wiley G.S. O'Shields SFC US ARMY KOREA SILVER STAR. Parents Wallace Mayes O'Shields 1888- 1972 Annie Myrtle Adair O'Shields 1891-1980.


Edna Boyter O'Shields

Edna Boyter O'Shields was born Dec' 17 1930 and she died Dec' 14 2013 at the age of 82. She was the wife of the late Wiley G.S. O'Shields The family will receive friends today December 16 2013 from 6;oop.m-800;p.m at poplar springs Baptist church. Funeral Services will be Tuesday December 17' 2o13 at 11;00A.M. Poplar spring Baptist church burial will follow in church cemetery. The family will be at the home of Sandi and Michael Turner. Our hearts go out to Mark and Sandi and all her grandchildren. And great grandchildren Now we know that Edna was a kind person and loved her God. She taught sunday school which she enjoyed doing. She was the daughter of the late Ollie Lewis Boyter and Barbara Kirby Boyter. Edna studied at Duncan High School. She worked in her garden which she loved and she also loved to go fishing Edna worked for U.S. postal service as a mail carrier for 20 years. Edna Boyter O'Shields was a Christian who loved her God and her family. And she was a lifelong member of poplar Springs Baptist Church. Parent' Ollie Lewis Boyter was born 1895-1976' Jessie Kirby Boyter born 1900-1979. Wiley G.S. O'Shields was born 1928-2003 was her spouse. A very proud grandmother and great grandmother. Six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.