Brent E. Shain has served Southeast Oklahoma for over 30 years beginning in Hugo during December 1984, as a location manager for Lampton-Mills and Coffey Funeral Homes. Soon after he became the district manager over the Southeast and Western Region of Oklahoma for the Mills Family Funeral Homes and continued his service until 1991. Brent and Mary wanted to return to Hugo and raise their family in the small town they grew to love. They began ‘Building a New Tradition’ by opening the Mt. Olive Funeral Home in Hugo during September of 1992. Brent and Mary trained up their four children in Hugo, Oklahoma, and continue to work daily in the family business. At all of the locations, the vision is: "Serving families in their greatest hour of need with dignity and compassion.”
Brent, Mary, and their son, Stephen, are all licensed Funeral Directors. Stephen lives in Hugo with his wife, Sarah Abigail, and he is currently serving as the youth pastor at Victory Life Church in Hugo, and a Funeral Director of Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey Funeral Home and Mt. Olive Funeral Home. They have two children: Boaz and Havah.
Brent and Mary's oldest daughter, Sarah, lives in Denison, TX, with her husband Matthew, and works full-time as the Headmaster of Victory Life Academy in Durant, OK, while finishing her Doctorate in Education from Texas A & M Commerce. Sarah and Matthew also have a son, Atticus
Their second daughter, Rebekah, is a licensed Cosmetologist and married Brent Odell. She is currently living in Mesquite, TX, and working for Shain Family Funeral Service, Inc. as a data archive specialist. She has two daughters: Katie and Ally.
Their youngest daughter, Anna, is the HR director for Shain Family Funeral Services, Inc. and married Zachary Everett. Zach is the Comptroller for Shain Family Funeral Service, Inc.
The Shain Family and their staff look forward to continuing to serve in Southeast Oklahoma and Northeast Texas.