Funeral services for Mary Frances Chrane, 86, of Brownwood, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 8 at the Heartland Funeral Home with Pastor David Barnum officiating. Interment will follow in Eastlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7 at the funeral home.

Mrs. Chrane passed away Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017 in a local nursing home.

Mary was born on Feb. 16, 1931 in Graham to Eugene and Mary Catherine Funderburg O'Neal. On Jan. 11, 1947 she married Billy Chrane in Brownwood. She was a homemaker and a Christian.

She is survived by her husband of 70 years, Billy Chrane of Brownwood; five children, Connie and Jerry Roberts, Kathy and Charles Hobbs, Daryl Chrane, Caryl and Terry Johnson and Terri and Billy Strength; sister, Joyce Fletcher; daughter-in-law, Connie Chrane; 15 grandchildren; and by numerous great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Thomas Chrane; son-in-law, Lynn Rudloff; brother, Billy Gene O’Neal; and a sister, Betty Murlene Brandstetter.

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Heartland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.