Betty J. Freeman
September 25, 1932 - February 7, 2018
Funeral Services for Betty J. Freeman, 85, a long-time Hereford resident will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Central Church of Christ, with John Henley, minister, officiating. At Mrs. Freeman’s request her body is being donated to science and there will be no viewing. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parkside Chapel Funeral Home. Mrs. Freeman passed away Wednesday, February 7, 2018 in Hereford.
Betty J. Freeman was born September 25, 1932 in Friona, Texas to Albertis H. and Ida Cleo Cannon Hadley. She attended Friona schools and graduated in 1950. Mrs. Freeman was a Christian and a very active member of Central Church of Christ, and was a devoted servant to all. Betty volunteered at Hereford Senior Citizen and was active in the YMCA. She will be remembered by her family for fixing an awesome roast and rum cake, but most of all as an excellent mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great-great grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband L.R. “Butch” Freeman; one brother; and four sisters.
She is survived by her three sons, Gary Pope and wife Frances of Muleshoe, Mike Pope and wife Bonnie of Friona, and Terry Lynn Pope of Lake Tapps, WA; one sister, Carrol Watson of Hico, TX; eight grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren; and three great great-grandchildren.
The family suggests Memorials in Mrs. Freeman’s name be made to Hereford Senior Citizens Center, 426 Ranger St., Hereford, Texas 79045.