NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)–Rebecca Elizabeth Hagan Fields (Libby), the wife of W.C. Fields, vice president for public relations and director of Baptist Press from 1959-87, died May 23. She was 77.
Fields was a graduate of Georgetown College and studied at the University of Kentucky and Belmont University. She taught English at W.A. Bass Middle School in Nashville for 23 years.
She was a member of Woodmont Baptist Church where she taught children in Sunday school, was a member of the Woman’s Missionary Union and the church choir.
She is survived by her husband, three children, 10 grandchildren and one step-grandchild.
Funeral services will be conducted May 25 at 2 p.m. at Woodmont Baptist Church.