Mrs. Booe was born on Jan. 21, 1925 in Galveston to Allan Brown Freeman and Myrtle Harris Freeman. She grew up in Galveston, graduated from Ball High School at the age of 16, and enrolled at the University of Texas in Austin where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy. She lived the majority of her adult life in Kenedy, where she worked as a pharmacist in Kenedy and the surrounding communities until age 75. She married Everett L. Booe Jr. (Buddy) in 1943 in Galveston. She was a member of Good Shepard Evangelical Lutheran Church. In her latter years, she enjoyed working at the Thrift Center.
She was proceeded in death by Myrtle Harris Freeman, Allan Brown Freeman, and Everett L. Booe Jr.
Survivors include her sister Claudette Pfennig High; daughter and sons, Barbara Ann (Charles, III) Manley, Everett (Janet) L. Booe III, and Allan (Diane) F. Booe; grandchildren Barbara A. Haney, Jonathan E. Booe, Taylor W. Booe, Charles R. Manley IV, Denise Booe Williams, and Philip F. Booe; and seven great grandchildren.
A visitation was held at Echols Funeral in Kenedy on Thursday, May 15 from 6 until 8 p.m.
A funeral service was held at Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church, Kenedy on Friday, May 16 beginning at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association (www.alz.org/donate).