- November 16, 1924 - February 5, 2017
- Atlanta, Georgia
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Doris Edna Shields Liang, 92, of Atlanta, GA, died Sunday, February 5, 2017. Doris was born November 16, 1924, to the late Walter and Ethel Shields. She was married to the late Joseph Liang for over 40 years. She is survived by her children: Suzanne Liang, of Atlanta; Patricia Nelson (Mike), of Atlanta; Mark Liang (Cathy), of Charlotte, NC; her grandchildren: Erin Liang Dunn (Sam), of Boston, MA; Katy Liang, of Chicago, IL; Mary Liang, of Raleigh, NC; Eva Nelson, of Atlanta, GA; Patrick Nelson, of Atlanta, GA; and two brothers: Cecil Shields, of Parkersburg, WVa; Ray Shields, of Lynchburg, VA.
After a nursing career and raising three children, Doris returned to Berry College where she graduated magna cum laude with a degree in English. She went on to work ten years in the Georgia state healthcare system. Her sweet nature and selfless spirit will be greatly missed by her family and all that encountered her. She leaves wonderful memories of a loving and warm upbringing for her children and grandchildren.