Deloris Mae Fields

October 7, 1926June 9, 2013
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Deloris Mae Biddinger Fields, 86, of Columbus, died at 9:47 a.m. Sunday, June 9, 2013, at her home.

Mrs. Fields was born in Alert, October 7, 1926, the daughter of the late Elmer and Mary Ellen Brotherton Biddinger. She married Barrett B. Fields in 1942 and he preceded her in death January 8, 1986.

Mrs. Fields was a homemaker. She was a longtime member of Memorial Baptist Church in Columbus and a member of Women of the Moose and Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion auxiliaries. She enjoyed reading her Bible, country music concerts, red birds and flowers.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11a.m. Thursday at Hathaway-Myers Chapel on Pearl Street with Charles Kennedy officiating. Calling will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 10 a.m. until service time Thursday. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana or to the Parkinson’s Foundation.

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Mrs. Fields is survived by two sons, Barrett Eugene “Gene” (Mickey) Fields and Ricky L. (Lisa) Fields, both of Columbus; three daughters, Carolyn Cox, Linda (John) Joy and Brenda K. Fields, all of Columbus; a sister, Dorothy Manlief of Greenfield; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

Along with her parents and husband, Mrs. Fields was preceded in death by four brothers, Clancy, Walter “Doc,” Bob and George Biddinger; and two sisters, Mildred Allen and Ellen Smith.



  • Calling Hours Wednesday, June 12, 2013
  • Funeral Service Thursday, June 13, 2013


  • Burial

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June 15, 2013

Mom I miss you so much, I wish you were here to pull me out from underneath the bed and make me go to school. I close my eyes and see your beautiful smile and it helps my heart, that is breaking, missing you. Always and forever your Baby Boy Ricky

June 14, 2013

i love you around the world and back again,amen.miss you so much,my life will never be complete without you.a piece of my heart is you always,your daughter linda

June 12, 2013

So sorry about your Mom She was a beautiful person.,She will be missed!!!

Mary Steuri Osgood IN.

Kaylan Fields

June 11, 2013

I still can't believe that you are gone. I want to say it doesn't hurt, but it does. I am glad you are in Heaven with Papaw but I still can't stop the tears. Just like Jeff said, you wouldv'e given your last dollar to all of us. I cannot wait to see you again....please be the first one at the gates to greet me. I love you!!!!!!!

Darlaine Rafferty

June 11, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

Don & Diana McNicholas

June 11, 2013

Earth has lost a beautiful lady but Heaven has gained an Angel. I loved talking to her and seeing that beautiful smile - her smile would brighten the whole room and you just couldn't keep from smiling too. I will miss that wonderful smile. Prayers are with you Linda, Brenda, Bob, Rhonda and the rest of the family.

Don & Diana McNicholas

June 11, 2013

Earth has lost a beautiful lady but heaven has gained an angel. I loved to talk to her and see her beautiful smile - her smile would just brighten up the room and you just couldn't keep from smiling too. I will miss seeing that wonderful smile. My prayers are with you Linda, Brenda, Bob, Rhonda and the rest of the family.

bob and rhonda joy

June 10, 2013

god cant believe your gone. our hearts are broken. i'll treasure every moment i spent with you. when i needed help you were always there. would give me your last dollar. you are one of the greatest people i have ever known. words just can't explain what i'm and rhonda will always treasure our time with you . remember when you told rhonda to call you mama. she loved you so much. she would have done anything for you too. you took care of me when i was little and i took care of you in your last years. would not have traded it for anything. i was your superman. well your were my inspiration. till we meet again mama me and rhonda will hold you in our hearts. love you so very much.