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Mary Frances Callahan

Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home

Mary Frances Callahan, of Covington, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017, at the age of 91. Mrs. Callahan was an employee at Oxford Manufacturing for more than 30 years. A devout Christian, she loved going to church to worship her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Mrs. Callahan was known for her independent nature, and her devotion to family. She took pleasure in cooking for loved ones - especially during the holidays. When not spending time outdoors, and flower gardening, Mrs. Callahan enjoyed sewing, shopping, and reading the paper. She was preceded in death by her husband, Emmett Callahan; son, James Terrell Cofer; parents, John Ambrouse and Mary (Johnson) George: and brother, Luke George.

Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Vivian and Gary McCullough, Miriam and Ronnie Shatterly, all of Rutledge; Donna Henderson, of Covington; grandchildren, Tracie and Adam Elwer, Teri and Chris Hilsman, Josh Shatterly, April and Ben Jackson, Dana Henderson, Dawn and Ray Ivey; 13 great-grandchildren.

A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 2 p.m., at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, with Pastor Wayne Rutherford officiating and interment following in Lawnwood Memorial Park, in Covington. Friends may visit with her family at the funeral home on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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