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Doris Freeman

August 2, 1930 — October 27, 2014

Doris Freeman

Doris Lunelle Freeman, 84, of Mexia, passed away October 27, 2014 in Groesbeck, Texas. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at the Forest Glade Baptist Church with Pastor Gil Ash officiating. Interment will follow in the Mexia Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 6-8 p.m., Tuesday at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home. Doris was born August 2, 1930 in Currie (Navarro County), Texas to Harvey S. and Ova Alice Burriss Brooks. She lived in Limestone County most of her life and was a graduate of Coolidge High School. Doris began her working career at the Forest Glade School, after it closed; she transferred to the Mexia ISD Food Service Department where she retired after many years of devoted service. Doris had an outgoing personality and loved being around people. She enjoyed going out to eat, playing 42, reading, embroidering, cross stitching and traveling; made several trips to Branson, one to New Jersey to visit great-grandchildren, as well as other places of interest. Some of her favorite time was spent fellowshipping with her friends at the Mexia Senior Citizens Center. Her love and obsession of mowing her yard caused enough concern for her children to hide the lawn mower keys, in recent years. Doris life was filled with her love for the Lord and family. She loved family gatherings, especially during the holiday seasons. She was a charter member of Forest Glade Baptist Church as well as a very active member; she taught Sunday school for numerous years and was a member of the choir. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Felix Ghip Freeman (1999); and brothers, James Marshall and Roy O'Conner Brooks. Doris is survived by three children, Phyllis Keys and husband, Ronnie of Mexia, Doug Freeman and wife, Cleo of Mexia and Darla Freeman of Mexia; five grandchildren, Andrea Keys Eodice and husband, Mark of NJ, Kristi Freeman of Mexia, Jack T. Keys and wife, Elizabeth of Waxahachie, Brad Freeman of Groesbeck and Clay Freeman of Mexia; six great-grandchildren; and numerous friends. Pallbearers will be Clay Freeman, Brad Freeman, Paul Freeman, Ronnie Keys, Ronald Freeman and David Hayes.

Visitation Details

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home

Service Information

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 2:00pm, Forest Glade Baptist Church

Interment Details

Mexia Cemetery

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