Daisy Mae Whiteside was born the daughter of George Mitchell and Bell Young Mitchell on October 23, 1923, in Thayer, Missouri, and departed this life January 29, 2018, in Thayer, Missouri, at the age of 94 years.
She was united in marriage on September 16, 1940, in Alton, Missouri, to Ray Whiteside, who preceded her in death on May 4, 2017.
She is survived by three daughters, Donna Fink and husband, Doyle, Kay Bible, and Terri Hull and husband, Dan, all of Thayer, Missouri; three grandchildren, Billie Bible Barnes and husband, Jamie of O’Fallon, Missouri, Cindi Fink of Thayer, Missouri, and Michael Fink and wife, Jamie of Forney, Texas; three great grandchildren, Alex Barnes of O’Fallon, Missouri, Joshua Fink and wife, Kelsey of Little Rock, Arkansas, and Nicholas Fink and wife, Emily of Forney, Texas; other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Bell Mitchell; her husband, Ray Whiteside; one son-in-law, Larry Bible; two brothers, Joe Mitchell and Edward
Mitchell and one sister, Louise Sinclair.
Along with her husband Ray, Daisy co-owned and operated East Side Laundry in Thayer for many years.
She was a dedicated homemaker and a farmer, working along side her husband on the family farm. She will be remembered as an excellent cook, truly making her house a home for her family.
She enjoyed collecting cookbooks and listening to gospel music.
Mrs. Whiteside was a Christian lady and a member of Shiloh Grand Gulf Church for many years.
She truly loved her family and her sweet spirit will be missed by her family and all who knew her.
Funeral services will be Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Brother Dennis Williams and Brother Ralph Scoggins officiating.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the Carter Funeral Home in Thayer from 12:00 Noon until service time.
Interment will be in the Thayer Cemetery with services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer.