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 is currently serving as the Associate Pastor with the Lead Team at Victory Life Church in Hugo, as well as assisting as Funeral Director of Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey Funeral Home, and Mt. Olive Funeral Home. Stephen and Sarah 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 have one 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 as data archive specialist. Rebekah and Brent have two daughters, Katie and Ally.
Their youngest daughter, Anna, is the HR director for Shain Family Funeral Service and married Zachary Brian Everett of Durant, OK. Zach is the Comptroller for Shain Family, and continues sales with AFLAC. Anna and Zach have one son, Asa.
The Shain Family and their staff look forward to continuing quality service across Oklahoma and Northeast Texas for generations.