Funeral services for Florence Elaine Freeman, 75, West Plains, Missouri, will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 4, 2012 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Freeman died at 7:45 p.m., Wednesday, February 1, 2012, at Brooke Haven Health Care, West Plains, Missouri. She was born December 5, 1936, at Ottumwa, Iowa, to John Hafford Bowden and Mary Katherine Archer Bowden. On March 27, 1955, she was married at Bloomfield, Iowa, to Harold Eugene Freeman, who preceded her in death on April 30, 1998. She was a manager at West Plains Bank & Trust Company’s Broadway Branch and since retirement, she continued to work part time and served as a volunteer at Ozarks Medical Center. Mrs. Freeman was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church.
She is survived by two children, Ted Freeman, wife, Pam, Fort Worth, Texas and Nancy Owens, husband, Ken, Enterprise, Alabama; three grandchildren, Melissa Haggstrom, husband, Erik, Jeremy Freeman and Sean Creech; and several nieces and nephews.
Her husband, parents, two sisters, Betty Clifton and Marilyn Moore, precede her in death.
Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday, February 3, 2012, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in Howell Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.