Mayme Catherine Freeman

Memorial services for Mayme Catherine Freeman, 74, Tonganoxie, will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory.

Mrs. Freeman died Saturday, May 3, 2014, at the Tonganoxie Nursing Center.

She was born July 4, 1939, in Brixey, Missouri, the daughter of Arthur Loren and Martha Elizabeth Parker Brown.

Mrs. Freeman worked at Hallmark Cards for 21 years as a machine operator. She enjoyed spending time with family, crossword puzzles, word games, being outdoors, bird watching, and attending church.

She married Walter Jackson Freeman July 19, 1957 in Washington. He died March 3rd of 2000.

Survivors include 10 children, step son Tarry Freeman of Alamo, TX, step daughter Aneita Burton of Lawrence, Vance Freeman of Lawrence, Dean Freeman of Lawrence, Alfred Freeman of McLouth, Wanda Salierno of Lawrence, Leonard Freeman of Lawrence, Mary Besser of Oskaloosa, Bill Freeman of Ottawa, and Angie Freeman of Lawrence; sisters, Jackie Van Hoy of Richmond. Missouri, Myrtle Lou Moon of Galena, MO, and Artie Anderson of Hollister, MO; 13 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; and 3 great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers, William Allen White, Chester L. White, Wayne B. White, Elbert R. White; sisters, Martha Alma Loftis, and Hazel V. Pitchford.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, where the family will receive them from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, sent in care of the funeral home.

Messages & Condolences

From Wanda & Donald Knight...

Our deepest sympathies on the loss of your mother. May the special memories keep her close to your hearts and bring you comfort.

From Leta , Larry, and David Deering...

We will miss Aunt Cathy y’all are in our prayers. I remember a lot of good times at your house when our family would come to visit and great Christmas the year Mary and I were at Mt. Zion and went to your house for Christmas! Love y’all

From Steve Kueffer...

We at Penny’s Concrete would like to express our deepest sympathy during this time of separation. A Mother is and always be special!

From Bill Webster...

To the family of Mayme Freeman
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Bill Webster & Lou Ann Adams

From Shirley Tarpy...

So Sorry to hear the loss of your Mother. Will always remember the days as Neighbors in Eudora. Blessings to Mayme’s families…

From Mary K. Morris...

Cheryl and Al,
So sorry for the loss of your mother. She sounds like a wonderful woman. I am sorry I never had the opportunity to meet her.
If I can do anything or you need to talk, please know that I am available.

From Joyce & Randy Smith...

I’m so sorry to hear of Mayme’s passing. She was such a sweet person. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time.
Joyce & Randy

From Le-Thu Erazmus & Steve Campbell...

Dear Freeman Family,

Sorry for the loss of your mother. Know you are in our thoughts and prayers. If there’s anything we can do, just let us know.

We never had the opportunity to meet your mother, but she did an amazing job raising 10 children. Cherish the good memories you have of her and keep them close to your heart.


~Le-Thu & Steve

From Tareena Evans...

She was a wonderful woman and will be missed by many!

From Kay...

Sorry to hear of Mayme’s passing. She was a sweet lady.

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