Sheila J. Childs, 60 of Kansas City departed this life on December 31, 2020. At St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. She was born January 26, 1960 in Tyler City Texas to C. B. and Dorothy Anderson Battee whom both preceeded her in death. Sheila received her education in Kansas City, Mo Public School District, graduating from Paseo High School in 1978. Sheila was employed as a school bus driver for Durham School services for 25 years, retiring in 2015.
Sheila was a member of the Concorde fortress of Hope Church and in August of 2010 she married Sherman Childs. Sheila enjoyed spending time with her grandkids, going to the movies, arts and crafts projects, two stepping, and shopping, she was known for finding the bargains. From her stylish hats, to the clothes she wore, to her make-up and accessories.
She had her own sense of style. Sheila was preceded in death by her parents C.B. and Dorothy Battee, her brothers Ricky Battee and Earl McGary. Her sisters Shirley Battee and JaySamon Jones (grandson). Sheila is survived by her husband Sherman Childs of Kansas City, Mo, her daughter Marqita Gunn (Andre), Marcia Stewart (Cliff), Synita Hamilton (Kevin), her siblings, Freda Battee, Debbie Battee, Jerry Battee and Venita Tilford all of Kansas City, Mo., her grandchildren; Amiracle Stewart aka Joi, Mar’ Quis Stewart aka Chunk, Kevin McReynolds, KC McReynolds, Kelis McReynolds, Kaleah McReynolds a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A Memorial Service will be held at 3pm on Saturday, January 16th at Watkins Heritage Chapel 4000 Emanuel Cleaver Blvd. KCMO 64130. Visitation 2pm. Private Disposition.
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