Mary V. (Kemp) Freeland

August 17, 1928 ~ January 20, 2022 (age 93)


Mary V. Freeland, 93, of Itasca and Dawson, passed away Thursday, January 20, 2022, in Italy, Texas.  She was born August 17, 1928, in Itasca, Texas to Grover and Sophie (Miller) Kemp.  A visitation service will be held Saturday, January 22, 2022, from 6:00 to 7:00 PM at the Chapel of Marshall and Marshall in Hillsboro.  Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM, Sunday, January 23, 2022, at Dawson United Methodist Church, 208 North Main Street, Dawson, Texas 76639, with Butch Boatright officiating.

Mary graduated from Itasca High School in 1944.  She was a drill team sponsor at Dawson High School and worked as a clerk/teller at First National Bank in Dawson for several years.  She completed her working career at Mexia State School as a secretary.

In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her first husband, John F. Freeland; her second husband, Wayne Williams; her brothers, William, Wesley, Arbra, Elmo, and Grover, Jr.; and her sisters, Violet and Oneva.  She is survived by her sons, Jackie Freeland and his wife, Terri, and Rickey Freeland; her grandchildren, Rhonda Freeland and Brandon Dowd, Crystal and Pat Joles, Jaclyn Freeland and Robert Howell, Jana and Taylor Thompson, J.J. and Josey Freeland, Kristy and JoJo Palacios, Joshua and Tiffany Boortz, Candace and Travis Slayden, Elizabeth Freeland and Reza Eskandari, and Joe Freeland; twenty great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and her brother-in-law, Don Freeland.

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January 22, 2022

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Marshall and Marshall Funeral Directors - Hillsboro
2495 Corsicana Highway
Hillsboro, TX 76645

Funeral Service
January 23, 2022

2:00 PM
Dawson United Methodist Church
280 North Main Street
Dawson, TX 76639

January 23, 2022

Dawson Cemetery
398 North Third Street W
Dawson, TX 76639

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