Outside of work, Shantell enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, aged 23 and 15. Her and her family live in the country where they have lots of critters. Among them are 2 dogs, 3 cats, 15 chickens, and 1 lamb. Shantell is also active in her church, Grace Baptist, in Chariton. In addition to spending time with her family and friends, Shantell also enjoys reading, cooking, and swimming.