Mary Freeman

Jan. 7, 1911 – Jan. 31, 2007

Mary Freeman, 96, of Lebanon died Jan. 31, 2007.

She was born Jan. 7, 1911 to Elmer and MaryAnn (Conner) Groshong in Holley.

Mrs. Freeman lived in Holley most of her life. She married four times; her last husband was Burnell Freeman in 1985. The couple moved to Tillamook, where Mr. Freeman died. Mrs. Freeman later moved to Lebanon.

She was a member of the Willamette Chapter of Western Star Grange in Corvallis, Eastern Star Lodge in Shedd and Royal Neighbor Lodge in Crawfordsville. She was a Christian all of her life.

Mrs. Freeman enjoyed crocheting and shared her talents with family and friends. She loved and cherished traveling. She was friendly to everyone.

She is survived by her stepson, Earl Davis of Pendleton; siblings, Bertha Malone of Holley, Ivan Groshong of Sweet Home, Royal Groshong of Florence; numerous nieces and nephews; and grandchildren from later marriages, including Cindy Green and Linda McMurphy.

She was preceded in death by both parents; her only son, Ray McQueen; and 10 brothers and sisters.

Funeral services were held Feb. 5 at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.