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Sheila M. (Neill) Pemberton

April 14, 1966 ~ May 19, 2018 (age 52)


Sheila Marie Pemberton, 52, of Jacksonville, Florida, formerly of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, was born, April 14, 1966, in Harrisonville, Missouri, the daughter of Harold Russell and Sharon Marie (Atkinson) Neill.  She departed this life, Saturday, May 19, 2018, at her parent’s home in Pleasant Hill, surrounded with love and family.

Sheila was a 1984 Pleasant Hill High School graduate.

In 1984 she was united in marriage to Fred Mitchell; they later divorced.  On October 21, 1995, she was united in marriage to Virgil Le Roy Pemberton in Holden, Missouri.  He survives.

She is also survived by her parents Harold and Sharon of Pleasant Hill; three sons, Phillip (and Amanda) Pemberton of Holden, Jacob Mitchell of Pleasant Hill, Morgan Pemberton of Holden; one daughter, Amber (and Travis) Goth of Blue Springs, Missouri; two brothers, Russ (and Kim) Neill of Boynton Beach, Florida, and Jamie (and Mandy) Neill of Holden; 4 grandchildren, Alex Hall, Wyatt Pemberton, Peyton Pemberton, and Jared Pemberton; other relatives and many friends.

Sheila most recently worked for Walgreens in Florida. She had formerly been employed as a special needs driver for the Pleasant Hill R-III School district, operated an in-home daycare in Holden, and had worked for the Holden Image Newspaper as well as the Raymore, Missouri Newspaper.  She was an active member of the Rise Up Mission Outreach church in Jacksonville.  She enjoyed watching baseball and basketball, volunteering on church missions.  

Along with working with Rise Up Mission Outreach, Sheila often took under her care elderly and in-need customers she would meet while working at Walgreens.  She often took them grocery shopping, to doctor’s appointments, drive them home, or lend to them her listening ear.  Her kind, giving, and tender spirit will be missed by all who knew her. 

Cremation has been accorded.

A memorial service was held Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at the funeral home.  Reverend Gary Miller officiated.  Visitation was held one hour prior to the service.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Rise Up Mission Outreach and maybe sent in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong, Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550

Donations may be made to:

Rise Up Mission & Outreach
1817 Swift Ave., Jacksonville FL 32206

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