Mary Frances "Josie" Shehane

Feb 25 2008

67 year old Mary Frances "Josie" Shehane of Smithville died Sunday at NHC Healthcare Center of Smithville. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. The funeral will be Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Burial will be in Whorton Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Mattie Lee Adcock Cantrell; her husband, Frank Shehane; two daughters, Katrina Bain and Peggy Frances Bain; four brothers, Carl, John, Joseph "Toot", and Gene Cantrell; and a sister, Macon Haas. Survivors include a daughter, Melinda Griffith and her Fiance Terry Strayn of Smithville. One son, Jason and his wife Laurie Bain of Alexandria. Twelve grandchildren, Candice and Jasmine Bain of Indiana, Michael Bain of Alexandria, Mindy Bain of Grant, Gena Bain of Temperance Hall, Nena Thomas of Smithville, Nathan Thomas of Alexandria, Ashley Ferrell of Smithville, Greg Cantrell of Lebanon, Courtney Bain of Smithville, Jessica Matthews of Alexandria, and Jeremy Matthews of Spencer. Three great grandchildren, Gracie Herrera and Tyler Gopar of Smithville, and Ashley Baker of Alexandria. One brother, Hoyte Cantrell of Smithville. Two sisters, Katie Cantrell and Ernestine Young both of Smithville and a special friend, Betty Jo Vaden of Alexandria. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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