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931 S. Hwy 171
MEXIA, TX 76667
Phone: 254-562-6422
Fax: 254-562-6429
Mary Shamblin

Mary Ann Shamblin

Sunday, December 14, 1930 - Sunday, September 8, 2019
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Mary Shamblin, 88, of Point Enterprise, passed away on September 8, 2019 at her residence. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Point Enterprise Cemetery with Ray Jones officiating. Visitation with the family will be held on Wednesday evening from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Serving as pallbearers are Robert Murphey, John Murphey, Cory Shamblin, Bruce Tucker, James Tucker, Danny Beldin and Brandon Allen. Honorary pallbearers are her great-grandsons.

Mrs. Shamblin was born on December 14, 1930 in Mexia, Texas to Harmon & Viva Kennedy Taylor. She was a retired supervisor from the Mexia State Supported Living Center. “Grandma”, as she was affectionately known, loved her family, and loved cooking for and hosting the huge gatherings and holiday celebrations. She was an avid seamstress and excellent at crocheting, enjoyed canning the produce from the family garden, and she loved mowing the lawn.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Donald (Pookie) Shamblin; daughter, Doris Dale Shamblin; parents, Harmon & Viva Taylor and siblings, Eunice Lane, J.W. Taylor and Genia Campbell. She is survived by her children, James David Shamblin (Barbara) of Mexia, Darlene Archer (Jerry) of Mexia, Donna Kay Shamblin of Mexia and Cheryl Dee Tucker (David) of Mexia; grandchildren, Robert Murphey (Laurie), John Murphey (Angelle), Megan Beldin (Danny), Jami Archer, Keri Allen (Brandon), Cory Shamblin (Jessica), Bruce Tucker (Kensey) and James Tucker (Michelle); twenty three great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; family friend, Gail Williams and her family; Caregiver Hazel Holly; as well as her faithful companion & friend, Rocky.

Memorial contributions in Mrs. Shamblin’s memory may be made to the First Baptist Church of Point Enterprise Memorial Fund.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 11, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Wednesday, September 11, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Jones Funeral Services
    931 S. Hwy 171
    MEXIA, TX 76667
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  • Service

    Thursday, September 12, 2019 | 10:00am
    Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:00am
    Pt. Enterprise Cemetery
    LCR 498
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  • Interment

    Pt. Enterprise Cemetery
    Limestone County, TX


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Jimmie Crom

Posted at 02:56pm
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Bernice Douglas and Jimmie Cromwell

Jo Bennett

Posted at 08:13am
My prayers are with you. It is so hard to lose a Mom/Grandma. Hold on to all the wonderful memories from all the year. Love to you all.

Nancy Ridge

Posted at 09:08pm
From Nancy (Popp) Ridge
Dear Cheryl,
So sorry for your loss.
Your Mother was a very sweet lady.
I can’t be there for her funeral because my Mother’s funeral is at the same time.
I often think of our High School times together.
Love you, Nancy

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