Shelda Eads


May 14, 1942 - September 26, 2017

Shelda Eads, 75, of Independence, Mo. passed away September 26, 2017 at her home.

A Celebration of Life will be from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Carson-Speaks Chapel, 1501 W. Lexington Ave., Independence, MO 64052. Online condolences may be expressed at

Shelda was born on May 14, 1942 in West Chester, Iowa to Paul and Dorothy (Lynn) Butterbaugh. Shelda was a lifelong member of the VFW in Sugar Creek, and was their bar manager for over 25 years. She loved to play Bingo and slots at the boats. Shelda was a supportive mother, who loved her children and grandchildren very much. Her motto in life was to treat others as you would want to be treated. Shelda would never turn anyone away that needed her help.

Survivors include: son, Sparky Eads and his partner Connie Hart; son, Jim Eads and his wife Debbie; son, John Kolosik and his wife Linda; daughter, Tonia Shepherd; daughter, Michelle Eads; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brothers: Ty Butterbaugh and Don Butterbaugh; a large extended family and many friends.

Shelda is preceded in death by her husband, Harold Eads and a sister, Penny Butterbaugh

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