McGilley & Sheil Funeral Home & Cremation Services

11924 East 47th Street, Kansas City, MO


Pauline Marie Willey

April 2, 1926March 6, 2020

Pauline Marie Willey, age 93, passed into eternity Friday evening, March 6th, 2020 at Seasons Memory Care, Kansas City, MO surrounded by members of her caring family. Pauline was born April 2, 1926, in Eldridge, MO to Arley and Eleanor North. Pauline was a loving sister, wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Ethan (of 56 years), brothers Herman, Eldon, Ivan, and sister, Marjorie. Pauline was a member of Bethany Baptist Church in Kansas City, MO for over 50 years, many of which were spent working with preschoolers. She also worked in the cafeteria at Scarritt Elementary School for over 20 years.

Pauline is survived by her two sons, Gary (Lena) Willey, Donald (Gwyn) Willey, and her daughter, Carol (Mike) Schaeffer, brother Arthur (Glenda) North, and sister Eva (Billy) Creach, nine grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She was very much loved and will be greatly missed. Visitation will be held 6-8 pm Friday, March 13, 2020, at the McGilley Sheil Funeral Home, 11924 E. 47th Street, Kansas City, MO 64133. The funeral will be held Saturday, March 14, 2020, at First Baptist Church of Macks Creek, MO with visitation from 1-2pm and service at 2pm. Burial will be in Macks Creek Cemetery, Macks Creek, MO.


  • Visitation Friday, March 13, 2020
  • Visitation Saturday, March 14, 2020
  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 14, 2020
  • Committal Service Saturday, March 14, 2020


Pauline Marie Willey

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Tim Eaton

March 10, 2020

Gary, Don and Carol - I remember your mom well. So faithful and kind. Praying for peace and sweet memories for you and your families.