Services for Johnnie Lou Freeman, 81, of Parma, who died
Sunday, May 11, in a Caldwell nursing home of natural causes,
will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Dakan Funeral Chapel,
Pastor Frank Prince of the Wilder Free Holiness church will
officiate. Burial will follow in the Parma Cemetery.
Mrs. Freeman, a homemaker, was born Jan. 23, 1905, at Willow
Springs, Mo., to John and Missouri Turnbull.
She married Clarence L. Freeman on Feb. 29, 1920, at Willow
Springs. They moved to Parma in 1934 where she has since
resided. Mr. Freeman died July 6, 1979. She has
resided at the Caldwell Care Center since January of 1986
where she was named Mother and Grandmother of the Year for
Mother's Day, 1986.
She attended the Wilder Free Holiness Church.
She is survived by six daughters, Opal Parker and dolly
Holmes, both of Parma, Lois Holmes of Caldwell, Alma Maggard
of Council, and Connie Nash and Janice Nash, both of Monroe,
Ore.; eight sons, Amos Freeman and Junior Freeman, both of
Caldwell, Cecil Freeman of Melba, Wayne Freeman of Monroe,
Arnold Freeman and Lowell Freeman, both of Junction City,
Ore., Robert Freeman of Swisshome, Ore., and Eugene Freeman of
Bellfountain, Ore.; 63 grandchildren; 104 great-grandchildren;
and five great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a
son, Leslie, three sisters and three brothers.
Friends may call today from 4 to 9 p.m. at the Dakan Chapel