ODESSA Bessie Elizabeth Freeman, 90, of Odessa, passed away on May 2, 2014, in Schertz, TX.|
Visitation will be from 6:00 – 8:00 PM on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at Sunset Memorial Chapel with Jimmy Braswell officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are by Sunset Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.
Bessie was born in Colemesneil, TX, to Matt Owens and Emma Nance on May 12, 1923. She married James Red Freeman on June 24, 1944, and they were married for 52 years. She was genuinely a "country girl" and a devoted homemaker and mother.
Bessie is preceded in death by both of her parents, Matt and Emma Owens; her husband, James "Red" Freeman; and her daughter, Ollie Mae (Jody) Freeman.
Bessie is survived by her sons, James and his wife Debbie Freeman from Odessa, TX, and Robert and his wife Charlene Freeman from Austin, TX; daughter, Rita and her husband Ray Cote from Schertz, TX; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Published in Odessa American on May 6, 2014