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West Plains, MO Location (417) 256-4141

Thayer, MO Location (417) 264-7242


Shirley Ann Whiteside Honeycutt was born January 4, 1940 in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas, the daughter of Leslie L. Whiteside and Geneva Robinson Whiteside, and departed this life on May 1, 2021 at the age of 81 years.

She was united in marriage on May 5, 1960 to Hiram Honeycutt who preceded her in death.

Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Hiram Honeycutt; her parents, Leslie and Geneva Whiteside; one brother, Don Whiteside; and one granddaughter, Amanda Dawn Honeycutt.

She is survived by two sons, Jeffrey D. Honeycutt and wife Linda, and Jason D. Honeycutt and wife Ashley; one sister, Sue Hampton; and seven grandchildren, Renea Parker and husband David, Cheyenne Ledford and husband Adam, Samantha Cagle and husband Marcus, Jordyn Ritchie, Jasley Honeycutt, Jakob Honeycutt and Jessica Honeycutt; five great grandchildren, Amanda Parker, Lauran Parker, Molly Parker, Caroline Parker and Levi Ledford; other relatives; and many friends.

Shirley graduated from Mammoth Spring High School and held a variety of jobs.  She was a seamstress in a garment factory, a school bus driver, working with her husband Hiram in construction and on the farm.  However, she was mainly a homemaker, raising her children and taking care of Hiram.

She was a Christian and attended the Church of Christ in her youth.

Shirley spent countless hours sewing and painting quilts.

She will truly be missed by her family and friends.

Funeral services for Shirley A. Honeycutt will be held on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Missouri.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home in Thayer, Missouri.

Burial will be on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 in Jeff Cemetery with services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer, Missouri.



  1. Your friend
    May 4, 2021 @ 12:30 am

    I sure hope you know what a pleasure it was to know and care for you. You were everyone’s momma and you never met a stranger. Your love for your fellow man was only rivaled by your unyielding Faith in God. Your concern, love and beautiful smile will never be forgotten. Rest easy Momma Shirley , till I see you again ❤️

  2. Charlie & Charlotte Hurtt
    May 4, 2021 @ 2:29 pm

    We always enjoyed visiting with Shirley at Shady Oaks. Our sympathy to all her family and friends.

  3. Pat and Joel Pauli
    May 4, 2021 @ 8:56 pm

    We want to extend our deepest sympathies to Sue and all the family. I have wonderful memories of our childhood growing up together, happy years that will never be forgotten. So very sorry for your loss. Rest In Peace Shirley, my friend!