Mrs. Freedman was born on August 5, 1935 in Roscoe, TX, to Charles C. and Velia Coppedge. She was a teacher in Deer Park ISD for many years. Her accomplishments include Teacher of the Year in Deer Park; Past President of the Ore City Garden Club and Ore City AARP Chapter; Past Board Member of the Upshur County Museum and Rangerettes Forever. Preceding her in death is her husband, Richard. She is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Nellson and Melissa Burns, David and Billie Jo Burns; brother, Conrad Coppedge; sister, Judy Markham; and grandchildren, Jack and Katherine Burns.
A visitation will be held Friday, July 12, at Grubbs-Loyd Funeral Home in Diana. Please leave online condolences at www.grubbsloydfh.com