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“wanted to say thank you to everyone for all of your love and support that you have showed our entire family. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: melvina lawson - springfield, LA

“We just wanted to let the family know that our thoughts and prayers are with all the family. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Ronald and M argie Sharp - LA

“I want to say thank you to everyone for your warm thoughts love and prayers. I will miss Aunt Tempie sooo much, I admired and respected how strong of...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Dawana Patty - Albany , LA

“So sorry to here about your loss. Our thoughts & prayers are with now and always, Much Love, Frank Sr, SHeryl & Vanessa ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Frank, Sheryl & Vanessa Harper - LA

“Russell&Holly AND Mrs. Frances (and Family) I am so sorry to hear of your loss!! My thoughts and prayers are with you all!! Love, Cindy ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Cindy Prevost Sanders - Kentwood, LA

“I remember our days in school when I was so timid it was hard for me to talk to people beyond saying "Hi!" but Tempie's smile and friendliness to me...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Kathryn J. Martin - Ponchatoula, LA

“I am so sorry about Aunt Timpie, ya'll are in our thoughts and prayers, if ya'll need anything let us know. Love ya'll Marie, Pnut, Meagan & Lacee ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Marie Kreutzer - friend

“May you find strength in this time of sorrow and find comfort in the precious memories that you will hold close in your heart. The Lord has picked...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Mack and Kathy Norred - Friend

“I remember when the Freeman clan came to Springfield school. Noone had ever met anyone from Hawaii and we were fascinated with their stories. Wayne...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Fran Melling Yager Yates - MS

“We just wanted to let the family know that our thoughts & prayers are with them at this time. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Chris & Lennie Threeton - LA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family!!! ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: GUY AND CINDY HENDERLICK - LA

“Russell, Brian, Aaron, Melvina, and Tempie I am so sorry to hear of your loss. But take comfort in the knowledge that your Mother is now in peace and...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Kyle Archilta McCarroll - Holden, LA

“Our thoughts and prayer sre with your family at this time. I will always remember Ms. Tempie's smile and how much she loved her family around her....Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: David & Ginny Wild - Springfield, LA


Tempie Elizabeth Freeman, 66 years old of Springfield, LA, died Monday, January 25, 2010, at her residence.
Tempie was born on Sunday, June 13, 1943, in Oahu Hawaii.
Surviving are daughter & son-in-law, Melvina McKigney Lawson and Eric Lawson; daughter, Tempie Freeman; 2 sons & daughters-in-law, Russell B. McKigney Jr. and Holly McKigney, Brian K. McKigney and Valerie McKigney; son, Aaron M. McKigney; 2 sisters, Frances White and Sandra Landry; brother, Willie Freeman Jr.; 5 grandchildren, Darron McKigney, Cole McKigney, Keith McKigney, Harley McKigney and Daniel Lawson.
She is preceded in death by husband, Sidney Freeman; parents, Willie Freeman and Melvina Kauakahi Freeman; sister, Barbara Morris; brother, John Freeman; nephew, Charlie Landry .
Friends will be received Wednesday, January 27, 2010, at the Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, in Ponchatoula from 6:00p.m. until 10:00p.m. and on Thursday from 8:00a.m. until services.
Services will be held in the funeral home chapel Thursday, January 28, 2010, at 11:00a.m., with Rev. Steve Boihem officiating.
Interment will follow in the Springfield Cemetery, Springfield, LA 70462.

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