Connie HIgginbotham Freeman

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 25, 2007

NATCHEZ — Services for Connie Freeman, 47, of Natchez, who died Friday, Dec. 21, 2007, at Natchez Community Hospital, were 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, 2007, at First Baptist Church, in Natchez, with the Rev. Bart Walker officiating.

Burial followed at Greenlawn Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

Mrs. Freeman was born Oct. 13, 1960, in Natchez, the daughter of Rush Higginbotham and Margie Gray. She was employed by the Natchez Public School System as a teacher until her retirement in 2007.

She was preceded in death by her birth mother; her grandparents, W.C. and Blanch Higginbotham, W.A. and Mary Gray and Robert Lee and Mary Thatch.

Survivors include her husband, Danny Freeman; sons Joshua and Matthew Freeman, all of Natchez; father, Rush Higginbotham and mother, Betty Higginbotham, both of Shreveport, La.; sisters, Ellen Densford and husband, Bruce, both of Grand Prairie, Texas and Janet Gould and husband, Jerry, both of Shreveport; nephews, Cameron Densford and David Gould; niece, Alexa Densford; and a number of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Pallbearers were Kyle Ketchings, Clint Eason, Parker Brumfield, Jeremy Waldrop, John Griffey and Mark Harveston.

Honorary pallbearers will be the varsity and junior varsity football teams of Trinity Episcopal Day School.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Parkway Baptist Church building fund or Parkway Baptist Church Relay for Life Team.

The Freeman family would like to thank Dr. Jack Rodriguez and staff for their care and support.