Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Kokomo  Tribune
September 26, 1974
Page 5
          Franklin---  The Rev. Emil J. Freeman,  65, Franklin R.R.4, died at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday in his home following an illness of one year.  He had been a pastor at several Baptist churches in the Kokomo area over a period of 35 years.  Born Oct. 9, 1908, in Owen County, he was the son of  Morty and Nancy Stogsdill Freeman.  He married  Lucille Thatcher  in 1929.  She survives.  Also surviving are three daughters,  Mrs. Nancy Duncan,  Greentown;  Mrs. Kenneth (Violet) Stancombe,  Franklin, and  Mrs. Norma Richardson,  Shelbyville; one son,  James Freeman,  Kokomo; six brothers,  Estell,  Johnie,  Jay,  Arthur  and  Roy,  all of Spencer, and  Wayne  of Kokomo; one sister,  Marie Hendricks,  Phoenix, Ariz., and 11 grandchildren.  Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Midway Tabernacle near Morgantown.  Burial will be in Bloomington. Friends may call at the Vandiver-Parsley Funeral Home in Franklin from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and after 2 p.m. Friday.
Contributed by Janet McColley Franklin

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