Shelly  Wooldridge
Mrs. Shelly Renee Sullivan-Wooldridge, 55, of Webb City, MO, departed this life on Wednesday morning, March 11th, 2020, surrounded by family.
Shelly entered this life on June 29, 1964, in Phoenix, AZ, born to the union of Clarence and Carolyn (Goade) McGinnis. She was raised in Joplin, MO and was a graduate of Memorial High School. She was secretary at Webb City Housing Authority, a career she dearly loved for 34 years, making long lasting friendships with many of her tenants.
She along with her husband, Jack, were Kansas City Chiefs season ticket holders, never missing a game for over 20 years. They loved entertaining and having their friends and family over. She enjoyed putting her green thumb to use in her garden, flea markets, garage sales and auctions. Shelly leaves behind her contagious laugh, smile and beautiful memories with friends and family.
She was preceded in death by her father; and her husband, Jack Wooldridge, on September 21, 2018.
Shelly is survived by her daughter, Zoe (Alex) Lambert, of Galena, KS; her mother, Carolyn Johnson, of Duenweg, MO; a brother, Zach (Kara) Johnson, of Frisco, TX; and two nieces, Sofie and Emma.
Graveside funeral services are 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 17, at Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery, in Joplin, with Pastor Randy Coleman officiating. The family will receive friends on Monday evening from 6-7 p.m. in the Chapel of Thornhill-Dillon Mortuary, in Joplin.
Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of Parker Mortuary in Joplin.
Published on March 15, 2020


Send flowers
in memory of Shelly
Send flowers

Obituary published in


Print Guestbook

A place to share condolences and memories.
The guestbook expires on March 13, 2021.

Showing 10 of 3 posts

John Delzell
Mar 19, 2020
So sorry to hear about Shelly's passing. Her family will be in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
Roger and Judy Lambert
Mar 16, 2020
Medium Dish Garden was purchased for the family of Shelly Wooldridge by Roger and Judy Lambert.  Send flowers
Gene and Amber Busby
Mar 16, 2020
Medium Dish Garden was purchased for the family of Shelly Wooldridge by Gene and Amber Busby.  Send flowers