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“Dear Lowell, I will keep you in my prayers on your loss. Jeannie was a dear person while in school and I'm sure she became more precious with the...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Tommy Graham

“Our prayers for the Shead family. Jeanne was a specail friend who love our Lord Jesus. We have so mwny wonderful memories of times together and...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Flonnie and Tony Shaw

“To Lowell and family, I was saddened to learn Jeannie has passed away.She was so kind and helpful to me when my mother was going into hospice here...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: charlotte carnes

“Lowell, Amy, Cindy, and Russell, my prayers and thoughts are with all of you during this difficult time in the passing of Jeanne. Jeanne and I...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Louise Pritcher

“Lowell, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Remember many good times we had when you all were here in Spartanburg, SC. ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Judy and Ron Brogden

“Amy, Cindy and Russell, my thoughts and prayers are with you guys. I was so lucky to get to know your mom and will miss her. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Darren Little

“Amy and the entire Shead family, my thoughts and prayers go to you this week. Your mother was a wonderful woman. She touched the lives of so many,...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Mamie Simonds

“Lowell & family, our hearts are sadden at receiving this news last week. It's who she leaves behind that must mourn & feel her loss now. ...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Bill & Lynda McCown

“Amy and family, Our family will be praying for all of you as you walk through this difficult time. The heavens have certainly gained a loving and...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Karen Humphreys

“To the Shead family,My heart is overwhelmed as a write to you. Jeanne was she a great lady and friend and an anchor in The Boundless Love Sunday...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Carl Shamburger

“Love you all and are praying for you. We enjoyed Jeanne and Lowell visiting us last year. Tell Lowell we will call in a few days. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Anita & Max Hardie - Mableton, GA

“Thinking of you my dear friends. Holding you close in my thoughts and prayers. She was a kind friend and loving neighbor. She will be truly missed....Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Sylvia Gast - China Spring, TX


Frances Jeanette Shead September 5, 1936 – August 14, 2013 Frances Jeanette (Jeanne) Shead, age 76, of China Spring, passed away on August 14, 2013. Memorial Service will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, August 21, at Columbus Avenue Baptist Church. Jeanne was born September 5, 1936, in Douglasville, Georgia, to Bessie and Wilton Williams. She graduated Douglasville County High School in 1954, and was salutatorian of her class. She married Lowell Nathaniel Shead on August 20, 1954. They would have celebrated their 59th anniversary this week. Jeanne worked until her children were born, then chose to stay at home for the next 13 years. After a relocation of her husband's employment to Spartanburg, South Carolina, she owned and operated a bicycle and locksmith shop for five years. Later, she worked at her church, First Baptist of Spartanburg, South Carolina, as a staff secretary for 15 years. She was also a choir member for 24 years, worked with a children's class, and taught a ladies Sunday School class. In 1996, Jeanne and Lowell moved to Waco to be near their children. They were members of Columbus Avenue Baptist Church and the Boundless Love Sunday School class. And, of course, Jeanne loved singing in the choir! Jeanne was a 25-year hospice volunteer and served most recently for Providence Hospice. She also worked with Meals-on-Wheels and Internationals. Jeanne loved her family, her church and many friends, music, poetry and art, and she loved Texas as her adopted home. She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Jerry. Jeanne is survived by her husband, Lowell Nathaniel Shead; son, Russell Nathaniel Shead and his wife, Carol; grandchildren, Taylor Nathaniel Shead and Daniel Beattie Shead of North Richland Hills, TX; daughter, Cynthia Jean Kirk of Orlando, Florida, grandchildren, Morgan Smith Kirk of Rock Hill, South Carolina, and Bailey Mackenzie Kirk of Orlando, Florida; daughter, Amy Dianne Easley; grandchildren, Elizabeth Erin Easley and Alexander Richard Easley of Waco; sister, Martha Ann Little and husband, Curtis; sister-in-law, Ann Wlliams; and brother, Tommy Williams; and various nieces and nephews. For those desiring, memorials may be made to Providence Hospice of Waco or Columbus Avenue Baptist Church. The family invites you to leave a message or memory in our "Memorial Guestbook" at www.wilkirsonhatchbailey.com.