Rose Marie Shields Kim
NATCHEZ-Funeral Mass services for Rose Marie Shields Kim,77, of Natchez, MS who died Tuesday, May 29, 2012 in Natchez, will be 11:00 am, Thursday at Assumption Catholic Church with the Reverends David O’Connor and Samuel Messina. Burial will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.
Visitation will be at 9:30 am at the church until service time. Mrs. Kim was born September 7, 1934 in the Imperial City of Hue, Vietnam. She lived her adult life in the southern provinces of Vietnam in Que Nhon where her children were born. She moved to the United States in 1968 and lived in Grenada, MS. She retired in 1992 after nineteen years of service from Bryan Foods in West Point, MS. Mrs. Kim is known for her phenomenal cooking and sharing and teaching her friends to prepare the intriguing dishes of her homeland. She was a homemaker, and loving mother and grandmother.
Survivors include her daughter Rose Shields Borum and husband Dr. Tom Borum of Natchez, son Gene Phillip Shields and wife Angie of Endville, MS, grandchildren Dylan and Drew Shields of Endville, MS and Branson, Kealy, Kameron and Zane Shields of Hamilton, Ms.
Pallbearers include Parnell Burns, Peter Burns, Jr., Charles Jennings, Jr., Christopher Couie, Lynwood Easterling and Nathan Calhoun, Jr.
Honorary Pallbearers are Dr. Chuck Borum and Owen Hornstein.
The family extends special thanks to the staff of Adams County Nursing Home and to Gloria Hayes, CNA. Memorials may be made to Assumption Catholic Church, 10 Morgantown Road.