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Vera Ruth (Hemme) Freeman

June 19, 1944 ~ August 19, 2020 (age 76)

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Funeral Service
August 26, 2020

2:00 PM
Laverne United Methodist Church
302 Jane Jayroe Blvd.
Laverne, OK 73848

Interment following funeral service
August 26, 2020

Rose Hill Cemetery
6 N 4 E and 1.5 S of Laverne
Laverne, OK 73848

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Vera Ruth (Hemme) Freeman was born to Roxie & James Hemme on June 19th ,1944 in Laverne, Oklahoma.  She was the 4th of 9 children and the oldest surviving sibling.  She departed this life on August 19th ,2020 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at the age of 76.  She lived most of her life in Northwestern Oklahoma then moved to Yukon, Oklahoma in 2008 to be closer to family. 

She was preceded in death by her husband Joe Freeman, her two infant brothers Virgil Ray and James Thomas, her sister Nellie Lloyd, oldest brother Joe, younger brother Milburn, and most recently passed in 2020 was her brother Fred Hemme, and her great granddaughter Saelah Rilynn Elizabeth Lindsey.

She leaves as her survivors her brother Ed Hemme and wife Donna of Durango, Colorado, her sister Elaine and husband Vance Miller of Elgin, Oklahoma.  She also leaves behind 5 children, Gerri & husband Randy Lindsey of Seneca, Missouri, Michael Todd Gunsaulis of Enid, Oklahoma, Nyleta (Suzy) Turner of Topeka, Kansas, William & wife Chastity Swinford of Yukon, Oklahoma, and Amy & husband Ryan Burch of Piedmont, Oklahoma. She also leaves behind 12 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Vera enjoyed spending time with family, especially her grandchildren.  Her hobbies were shopping (going to town as she called it), cooking, fishing, reading, and watching T.V., particularly “Cowboy shows”.  She enjoyed nature walks and scenic drives.  She was the go-to person for family history, always knew who everyone was in the pictures, and remembered everyone in the family’s birthdays.  She was also known for her story telling.  She loved to tell stories, never knew a stranger, and would talk to anyone.  She will be greatly missed by all that knew her. 

Charitable donations may be made to:

Laverne United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 612, Lavenre OK 73848

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