Mildred Irene Freeman
1/15/1931 - 6/26/2019
Irene Freeman “Mrs. James Freeman” of Axtell, Texas passed away
peacefully Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at the age of 88.
was born January 15, 1931 in McLennan
County on the family farm to Henry Clay and Hattie (Upton) Herndon.
Following graduating with honors from Axtell High School in 1948,
Mildred began her 43-year career at Weight Watchers where she held
various position and traveled extensively.
Mildred was recognized and awarded throughout her career by her close
friend and Weight Watchers founder, Jean Nidetch. Mildred was a
beloved and caring wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
is survived by her husband of 69 years, James Freeman; son Wayne Freeman, and his wife
Elizabeth; daughter-in-law Peggy; five grandchildren, James Freeman and his wife April, Jennifer Garner and her husband
Dustin, Chris Freeman and his wife Ashley, and Patrick Freeman; Four
great-grandchildren, Braylee Garner, Maylie Freeman, Hazel Freeman,
Oliver Freeman; and cousin, Mozelle Wyatt.
will be held from 3 to 5 pm on Sunday June 30, 2019 at Bellmead
Funeral Home Chapel. Services will be held at the funeral home on
Tuesday July 2nd at