Mary Katherine (Freeman) Ellis, a longtime resident of Henryetta diedJuly 16, 2021 in Tulsa at the age of 85. She was born Feb. 14, 1936 in Weleetka to William Henry Freeman and Maudie P. (Henderson) Freeman.
Mary married Charles J. Ellis Nov. 11, 1958 at the First Church of the Nazarene in Henryetta where she is still a member.
Mary is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Charlie Ellis, siblings, Hartsell Freeman, Paul Freeman, Calvin Freeman, Junior Freeman, Orville Freeman, Louise Freeman and Judy Gobin.
She is survived four children: Kathy Freeman of Dallas, Tex., Marva Henson and husband Neil of Henryetta, Sharla Stephenson and husband Terry of Schulter and Chuck Ellis of Henryetta; eight grandchildren: Brandi Campbell, Jay DeTurk, Adam Bowen, Laci Branch, Addison Davis, Gary Davis, Jr., Michael Davis and Raley McCool; seven great grandchildren; siblings: Doug Freeman of Henryetta, Margaret Vierson of Okmulgee, Lois Watson of Las Vegas, Nev., Billy Freeman of Missouri, Linda Niklas of Henryetta and Smoke Gary Freeman of Henryetta; also by a host of nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. with family present to greet friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Thursday, July 22, 2021 at First Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Tim Cole officiating. Interment will follow in Salem Cemetery under direction of Integrity Funeral Service.