Frances Kathaleen Shamblin of Miami died Sunday, June 29, 2008, at Integris Baptist Regional Health Center in Miami after an illness. She was 73.

Mrs. Shamblin was born June 11, 1935, in Commerce. She lived in the Miami area all of her life. She was a homemaker and of the Methodist faith.

She married Ernest Shamblin. He survives, of the home.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Harvey Blakie.

Additional survivors include two sons, Ernest Shamblin of Granby, Mo. and Louis Shamblin of Fairland; a half-brother, Charles Blakie of Owasso; a half-sister, Elizabeth Engle of Tulsa and two grandchildren.

A graveside service is set for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami with the Rev. Dan R. Shackelford officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Miami.