Obituaries

Obituaries

Marjorie H. Freeman 1935 - 2006 Lawrence

Services for Marjorie H. Freeman, 70, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Private inurnment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery.Mrs. Freeman died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2006, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born Dec. 20, 1935, the daughter of H.L. and Inez Lorene Shaffer Baldwin.She worked at Hazel's Cafe, McCune Variety Store and McCune Drug Store and Soda Fountain. She worked at Hallmark Cards in Parsons from 1953 to 1958. In 1969, she and her husband bought Freeman Used Furniture and Appliances, which they sold in 1988 to their daughter and son-in-law. They also owned Freeman Auction Service from 1976 until they retired in 1998.She was a member of McCune Christian Church.She married Loren D. Freeman on March 4, 1955, in Parsons. He died Aug. 7, 2005.Two sons died earlier, Kevin Dee in 1959 and Gregory Lynn in 1960.Survivors include a daughter, Sheree Nairn, Lawrence; a son, Russell Freeman, Tulsa, Okla.; five sisters, Irene Heavin, Overland Park, Jean Hall, Dodge City, Lois Bevans, Parsons, and Coralie Bennett and Cheryl Bennett, both of Girard; six brothers, Ralph Baldwin, Denison, Texas, Gary Baldwin, Chanute, Randy Baldwin, Burlington, and Robert Baldwin, Allan Baldwin and Leon Baldwin, all of Parsons; one granddaughter; and four grandsons.Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, where the family will receive them from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.The family suggests memorials to the Oncology Center at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. They may be sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.