Mildred Irene Freeman
1/15/1931 - 6/26/2019

"Mildred Irene Freeman “Mrs. James Freeman” of Axtell, Texas passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at the age of 88.

She 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.

She 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.

Visitations 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 2 pm.

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