Louise M. Honeycutt, 94, Neosho, Mo., passed away June 25, 2017, in Joplin, Mo. She was born January 11, 1923, in Neosho, the daughter of Avery and Cordia (Crabtree) Harrington.
Louise was a lifelong area resident, worked for Southwestern Bell from 1946 to 1978 as a telephone operator, then worked for a short time at Moark and Teledyne. She enjoyed needlework, hand sewing, cooking and especially being with family. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
Louise married Frank Francisco Jr. in 1941, and to this union two sons were born. She then married Herman Honeycutt in 1956, and he preceded her in death on July 2, 1981.
Louise is survived by one son, Jack D. Francisco, of Lebanon, Mo.; five grandchildren; 12 great- grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Royal 'Roy' Harrington, of Lead Hill, Ark., and Howard Harrington, of Neosho. In addition to her husband and parents, Louise is preceded in death by her son, Thomas A. Francisco; one grandson; one granddaughter; six sisters and two brothers.
Services will be held Thursday, June 29, at 10 a.m. at Clark Funeral Home, in Neosho. Interment will follow at 3 p.m. in the Lutie Cemetery, in Theodosia, Mo. The family will receive friends at a time of visitation on Wednesday evening from 6 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Contributions in memory of Louise may be made to Faithful Friends Animal Advocates, in care of Clark Funeral Home, PO Box 66, Neosho, MO 64850.
Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com.
Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.
Published on June 27, 2017