McGilley Antioch Chapel

3325 Northeast Vivion Road, Kansas City, MO


Shirley May Hodshire

December 14, 1943July 31, 2020

Shirley May Hodshire, 76, passed away July 31, 2020 at her home under the care of Crossroads Hospice. Services will be scheduled at a later date.

Shirley was born December 14, 1943 to Roy and Clarice (Bryant) Thurman in Stockton, CA. She had lived in Kansas City for the past 30 years. Shirley was a 30 year employee for Smith Level Co. She loved dogs, art, gardening, growing flowers and woodworking. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge and NAMI (National Alliance for the Mentally ILL). Shirley was passionate about her family.

Shirley was preceded in death by her son, Floyd Wood, Jr.; parents and brothers and sisters. Survivors include her husband Paul Hodshire; daughters, Debra Sharp and Dorothy (Ron) Haag; a daughter-in-law, Dee Dee Gebhart; 5 grandchildren, Russell (Jessica) Wood, Richard (Shantelle) Carl, David (Jordyn) Berry, Cheyenne Haag and Breanne Haag; 8 great grandchildren Brendon Wright, Hannah Wood, Breanna Wood, Macy Carl, Emma Carl, Wyatte Berry, Roe Berry and Nova Berry; and an extended number of nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society or the Disabled American Veterans Association.


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Shirley May Hodshire

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Carolyn Dawson

August 3, 2020

We will miss you Cousin. I know you will see Aunt Clarice and my Dad (Glen)and all the Bryant’s. My Dad loved you very much and I know my Mom will miss you also. I know you were my Dad’s favorite niece. Your sweet smile and joy and laughter will be missed by all of your family and friends.

Love you Cousin ,
Carolyn (Bryant) Dawson

Heather Bolton

August 2, 2020

I never met my aunt shirley that i can recall, but she was one of my mothers favorite aunts. And always a rock for my mother to rely on. She will defiantly be missed. May she smile onward through the clouds on us
I can not afford flowers to send however I included pictures of my yellow lillys from earlier this summer.


August 2, 2020

I was 17 and homeless when I met her son Floyd at a club. I woke up to Shirley standing over me with a cup of coffee. I introduced myself and we began a friendship that lasted 40 years. She was the kind of mom I needed and through her I learned to love .

Dorothy Haag

August 2, 2020

Mom you are going to be missed, I loved our banter. I love you so much. Now you won't need glasses to see, hearing aids or ear rings as you called them to hear or dentures to eat. Until we meet again alwasu your baby girl.


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