Shirley Mann

Shirley Ann Mann was born on November 14, 1939 to William and Velma (Jessie) Henry in Shamrock, Texas. Shirley passed from this life on June 8, 2014 in Durant at the age of 74 years 6 months and 25 days.

Shirley came to Bryan County in 1996 from Graham, Texas and worked as a LPN for most of her life. Shirley and Travis Blankinship shared 15 loving years together and she enjoyed crocheting, reading and spending time with family and friends.

Shirley is preceded in death by her parents William and Velma Henry; children Donald Ray Cheatham, Cody Cheatham and Robbie Rumley.

Shirley is survived by her life partner of 15 years, Travis Blankinship; grandchildren Chester Lee Cheatham and spouse Amanda, Melissa Cheatham, Katie Cheatham; daughter-in-law Denise Cheatham; son-in-law Lennie Rumley; great-grandchildren Noah Cheatham, Nathan Cheatham, Madison Cheatham and numerous other family and friends.

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Shirley will be held from 10:00-11:00 AM Saturday June 14, 2014 at the Brown's Funeral Service Chapel in Durant. Online condolences can be made to the family at

Funeral Home

Brown's Funeral Service - Durant
4900 W Main St Durant, OK 74701

Published in Durant Daily Democrat from June 13 to June 14, 2014