Joe Christopher Freeman
Aged: 81.8 years
Mr. Freeman passed away early Sunday morning at Baylor Hospital in Waxahachie.
Joe Christopher Freeman Jr. was born in Waxahachie to Joe Christopher and Mattie Lee Jacobs Freeman. He was raised in Three Rivers, Texas, moving back to Waxahachie in 94. He married Jeanne Scott, August , 94 in Waxahachie. J.C. served in the United States Army during WWII as a st Sgt. With the 78th Infantry Division in Europe.
During his service he received four battle stars, Purple Heart, Bronze Star, French Croix de Guerre, combat badge, and Presidential Citations. When J. C. came home he went to work for the family business and was the owner of Scott Furniture for 47 years. His civic involvements included: Past President and director of the Waxahachie Country Club, Past President, District Governor, 50 year member, and 5 year perfect attendance of the Waxahachie Lion?s Club, Past President of the PTA, Past Chancellor of Commander of Knights of Pythians, Past President Ellis County Purebred Livestock Association, Past Trustee Waxahachie School Board, Trustee Central Presbyterian Church, Charter Member Waxahachie Industrial Foundation, Gold Card Member of Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association, and member of the Texas Thoroughbred Breeders Association.
Surviving him are: his wife of 6 years Jeanne Freeman of Waxahachie, daughters; Kaye Almand and her husband Tom of Waxahachie, Jan Burleson and her husband Gary of Pattison, TX. 4 grandchildren; Angie Almand Peck and her husband Randy of Bellville, TX., D?Anne Almand Harrington and her husband Randy of Waxahachie, Kristin Truitt of College Station, Jeremy Truitt and his wife Lisa of Houston, great grandchildren; Gatlin Peck and Madison Truitt. Also surviving is one brother Roy D Freeman and his wife Kay of Waxahachie, sister Virginia Marvin and her husband Randol of Denton and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will receive friends and relatives from 6 to 8 PM Monday evening at the Wayne Boze Funeral Home. The Celebration of Life will be AM Tuesday, August 9, 00 in the Pat Boze Memorial Chapel with Victor Dindot officiating. Interment will follow in the Sardis Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Tom Almand, Gary Burleson, Randy Harrington, Randy Peck, Jeremy Truitt, and Scott Carlson.
Dorothea Jeanne Scott
|Birth||9 APR 1925|
|Death||25 MAR 2007|
Aged: 82 years
OBITUARY: "Waxahachie Daily Light" March 25, 2007
Dorothea Jeanne Scott Freeman passed away peacefully with family members by her side Sunday morning at Scott & White Hospital in Temple, Texas. She was born in Waxahachie, the daughter of William H. and Beula (Arnwine) Scott.
Jeanne was a 1942 graduate of Waxahachie High School where she was the head majorette and also the 1942 queen. She was also a graduate of Draughn?s Business School of Dallas. Jeanne married Joe C. Freeman Aug. 2, 1942, in Waxahachie and they were owners of Scott Furniture Store for 44 years.
Mrs. Freeman?s civic involvement included being a charter member of the Baylor Auxiliary (receiving her 50-year award), member of the Junior Service League and regent of the Rebecca Boyce Chapter of DAR (1987-1990).
She was a lifelong member of Central Presbyterian Church of Waxahachie where she was a Sunday school teacher for many years. She had recently been attending the Waxahachie Bible Church.
Surviving her are two daughters, Kaye Almand and her husband Tom of Waxahachie, Jan Burleson and her husband Gary of Pattison, Texas; one sister, Martha Carlson and her husband Roy of Abilene; special sister Lillian Neal of Waxahachie; brother-in-law, Roy Freeman and his wife Kay of Waxahachie; sister-in-law, Virginia Marvin of Corinth, Texas; three granddaughters, Angie Green and her husband Mike of Huntsville, D?Anne Harrington and her husband Randy of Waxahachie, Kristin Covey and her husband Nathan of College Station; one grandson, Jeremy Truitt and his wife Lisa of Houston; one great-grandson, Gatlin Peck; one great-granddaughter, Madison Truitt; several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends and relatives 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Wayne Boze Funeral Home.
The celebration of her life will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 28, 2007, in the Pat Boze Memorial Chapel of the funeral home with Pastor Bruce Zimmerman officiating. Pallbearers will be Randy Harrington, Mike Green, Jeremy Truitt, Nathan Covey, Scott Carlson and Jim Bynum.
Interment will follow at the Sardis Cemetery.