Patricia Murphy "Pat" (Woodbury) Freese

Patricia "Pat" Murphy (Woodbury) Freese

Patricia "Pat" Murphy (Woodbury) Freese of Hollister passed away February 13, 2013 after a long battle fighting ovarian cancer. She was born on March 20, 1960 in Joliet, Illinois to John C. Murphy and Marie (Damon) Murphy and lived in Joliet until 1981 and then moved to Missouri.

Pat was preceded in death by her father, John C. Murphy, and a brother Walter R. Murphy.

She is survived by her mother, Marie Murphy of Hollister and five brothers, Richard Murphy of Hollister, David Murphy of Hollister, Frank (Rika) Murphy of Okinawa, Japan, Joseph Murphy of Hollister and Michael (Mary Colleen) Murphy of Joliet, IL. She is also survived by two sons, Daniel (Karen) Jones and Timothy Jones both of Hollister; one daughter, Jennifer Bennett of Hollister; two step-sons, Nelson (Ruth Ann) Freese of Colorado and Beau Freese of Branson and her grandchildren, Serenity Freese, Saphira Gabbert, Lilly Jones, Xander McCumber, Chance Freese and Jax Freese.

Memorial services will be Wednesday, February 20 from 6:00 to 8:00 P. M. in Snapp-Bearden Funeral Home, Branson with military honors. In Pat's memory, donations may be made to the Ovarian Cancer Awareness Foundation, or Hospice Compassus, 3044 Shepherd of the Hills Expy, Suite 200, Branson, MO 65616.

Published in the News-Leader on Feb. 17, 2013