Sheila Maureen (Risley) Dewar

June 24, 1955 ~ June 11, 2021 (age 65)


Sheila Maureen Dewar, of Du Quoin, passed away peacefully at 8:40pm on Friday, June 11, 2021 at Eldorado Rehab and Healthcare Center.

Sheila was born in Benton on June 24, 1955, the daughter of Margie (West) and Noble Risley, Sr.  She had previously worked as the activity director of local area nursing homes.  Sheila loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Survivors include:

Daughter- Melissa Walker

Daughter- Heather Dawn Gonzalez

Five Grandchildren- Jacob and Reece Melvin

     Taylor Reece

     Jesse Potts

     Bailey Gonzalez

Five Great Grandchildren whom she adored

Brother- Jerry Risley

Sister- Sharon Kay Benedict

Sister- Susan Zettler

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers- Terry, Larry, and Noble Risley, Jr.

As per her wishes, cremation rites will be accorded and no services will be held at this time. Maxton-Rosado Funeral Home in Du Quoin is assisting the family with final arrangements.

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