Mary Frances Curran, 79, passed away on July 17, 2005. Mary Frances was born on August 28, 1925 in Houston, Texas to Donald F. Haynes and Blanche Dupree Haynes. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, James L. Haynes.
Mary Frances graduated from St. Agnes High School in Houston. She spent most of her adult life living in the Florida Keys where she enjoyed many friends and activities while working at Mariners Hospital and attending San Pedro Catholic Church. A few years ago, she relocated to Conroe, Texas where she spent her remaining years painting, playing cards, working, and visiting with her friends at The Friendship Center and attending Sacred Heart Parish.
Mary Frances is survived by her six children, Elizabeth Cunningham Warrick of Pittsburg, Texas, Brian S. Odem III and his friend, BeLinda Tomlinson, of Garland, Texas, Michael Odem and his wife, Billie, of Garland, Texas, Terry Odem of Houston, Texas, Bonnie Odem Harlan and her husband, Michael, of Houston, Texas, and Roger K. Odem and his wife, Peggy, of Yoakum, Texas. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Christian Wise, Sabrina Wise Futch, Brian K. Odem, Chelsea Odem, Hilary Hileman Hyacinth, Chase Gugenheim, Alexandra Harlan, Cole Harlan, Sarah Odem, Rachel Odem, and Roger Mac Odem. In addition, Mary Frances leaves ten great-grandchildren and one brother, Donald F. Haynes, Jr. and his wife, Joan, of Palestine, Texas, several nieces and nephews, cousins, and many friends in the Florida Keys and Conroe.
A Memorial Service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 23, 2005 at Sacred Heart Parish, 109 N. Frazier Street, Conroe, Texas with Monsignor David Kennedy officiating. A reception will immediately follow in the Seton Room at Sacred Heart.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Friendship Center, 1202 Callahan, Conroe, Texas 77301 or The American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 570127, Houston, Texas 77257-0127.
The family would like to thank her many friends at the Friendship Center and in Conroe and the Florida Keys for their love and support given to Mary Frances during her lengthy illness.