Mrs. Ellistene Evans Freeland was born July 29, 1931 in the Beekman Community of Morehouse Parish and she passed away peacefully at her home in Beekman on August 31, 2014. She is preceded in death by her husband, William Harrison "Billy" Freeland Jr.; her parents, Ellis Evans and Velma Kinney Evans; and her siblings.
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Mrs. Freeland retired as Clerk of Bastrop City Court with over 30 years of service.
She is survived by her son, William Harrison "Will" Freeland III and his wife, Patti Hirsh Freeland of Bastrop; her two daughters, Sharon Freeland of Harrison, Ark. and Debra Freeland of Reno, Nev.; five grandchildren, William Dean Porter Jr. of Memphis, Tenn., Sara DeBock Fuller of Fayettville, N.C., Jessica Dutch of Springfield, Mo., William H. Freeland IV and Jonathan Hunter Freeland, both of Bastrop three great-granddaughters, Ellie Porter, Jea'Iris Dutch, and Sya Rose Dutch; and numerous nieces and nephews.
For those who wish the family suggest planned memorials be made to the Morehouse Parish Humane Society, P.O. Box 87, Bastrop, Louisiana 71220.
Services for Mrs. Freeland will be private for the family at Stevenson Cemetery near Beekman.
Cox Funeral Homes
611 N Washington St
Bastrop, LA 71220
Published in Bastrop Daily Enterprise from Sept. 2 to Sept. 3, 2014