Pamela Jo Ireland, 54, a resident of Chillicothe, Mo., died Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at Hedrick Medical Center, Chillicothe, Mo.
Pamela was born the daughter of Gary and Martha Ann (Summers) Barnhart on April 24, 1958, in Marble Hill, Mo. She married David Rhodes on Sept. 1, 1979, in Denver, Colo. He preceded her in death on August 7, 1987. She then married Burl E. Ireland on June 1, 2005, in Eureka Springs, Ark. He survives of the home.
Pamela was a member of the Liberty United Methodist Church, Chillicothe, Mo.
She enjoyed being a granny, sewing and gardening.
Survivors include husband Burl, of the home; four sons, Jason Rhodes, Carrollton, Mo., Jamie Rhodes, Chula, Mo., David Rhodes and wife Sara, Carrollton, Mo., and Lucas Ireland, Chillicothe, Mo.; five grandchildren, Kristopher, Alexis, Carson, Remington, and Logan; one brother, Jim Barnhart and wife Nina, Gladstone, Mo.; two sisters, Kay Shuey and husband Bud, Table Rock, Mo., and Misty Scott and husband Wayne, Chillicothe, Mo.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband David; maternal grandparents; paternal grandparents; and one daughter-in-law, Ashley Rhodes.
A memorial service will be held at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Mo., on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at 10 a.m. A scheduled family visitation will be held at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Mo., on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, from 6 until 8 p.m. Friends may call at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Mo., on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, from 12 until 9 p.m. Burial will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Pamela Ireland Memorial Fund and may be left at or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, MO 64601. Online condolences may be made at www.lindleyfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Mo.