Obituary for Freda Pershing (Brown)
Freda Joyce Pershing, 84, of Indianapolis passed away May 6, 2017. She was born September 13, 1932 in Cullman, AL.
Freda had many things of interest, including growing house plants and gardening outdoors, artificial flower arrangements and most of all sewing everything. She worked at the Allison Plant and Wal Mart after retirement and she enjoyed making quilts for all of her children and grandchildren.
Freda was preceded in death by her first husband, Billy G. Murphree; second husband, Roy A. Pershing; mother, Clessie Carden Legg; father, Arthur “Doc” Legg; sister, Edith Brown; brothers, Edward Legg, Duran Brown and J.W. Brown and grandson, Larry Murphree II.
She is survived by her daughter, Carolyn Parham; sons, Larry and Perry Murphree; 6 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.
Visitation will be held on Friday, May 12 from 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm in Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 1977 S. State Rd. 135, Greenwood. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 13 at 10:00 am, also in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.