Sheila Jean Irelan, 68, of Higginsville, died at her home November 23, 2016

She was born March 18, 1948 in Kansas City, MO to Eugene and Chris (Davison) Kelley.

She married John Irelan July 23, 2006. 

Sheila worked as a construction foreman for K-5 Construction in LeMont, IL. She retired in 2002.

She is preceded in death by her parents; a son, Shell Scott Smith; and a grandson Trevor Bowling.

She is survived by:  
Husband:              John
Mother-in-law:       Virginia Smith                 of Higginsville
Daughters:            Tannina Garrett (Jack)     of Independence, MO
                            Bobbi Bowling (Calvin)     of Wellington, MO 
Step-son:              Edward Irelan (Jenny)      of Higginsville
Step-daughters:     Jill Ray (Jamie)               of Booneville, MO
                            Amy Irelan (Greg)           of Ankeny, IA
Brother:                Eugene “Chipper” Kelley  of Alliance, OH 
                            Eric Kelley (Jolynn)         of Belton, MO 

Sisters:                 Pam Stewart                  of Higginsville
                            DeAnna Kurian               of Kansas City, MO 
17 Grandchildren      8 Great Grandchildren and many nieces and nephews 

Services will be held at a later date. 

Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Kaiser-Wiegers Funeral Home