pink flower bushOWENSBORO, Ky. (7/10/19) — Gertrude Lucille Freeman, 90 of Owensboro died Tuesday, July 9 at her home.

Born Oct. 5, 1928 in Graves County to the late Luther G. and Irene Crowell Portis, she was a homemaker and a member of Owensboro Christian Church where she was involved in a Bible study group. She enjoyed her part-time job working at Grandy's, was a very loving wife, mother, and grandmother, and loved all animals. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Deloris Henderson in 2013, and a brother, Bill Portis in 2017.

Surviving are her husband of 70 years, Delmar Freeman, two daughters, Vickie Lanham of Owensboro and Brenda Elliott and husband Toby of Evansville, a son, John Freeman and wife Magen of Owensboro, five grandchildren, David Elliott, Calvin Elliott, Kelly Rexing, Danny Mayton, and Michael Mayton, nine great grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Service will be 2 p.m. Friday, July 12 at Glenn Funeral Home, where visitation will be 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Friday.

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