COLEMAN Funeral services for Freddie Blount, 87, of Odessa, will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, July 23, at Henderson Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at Coleman City Cemetery under the direction of Henderson Funeral Home of Coleman.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

He died Friday, July 20, 2007, at his home.

He was born April 22, 1920, in Haskell County to Frederick Quincy and Maggie Nellie Buffington Blount. On Dec. 20, 1940, he was married to Maudine Green in Brownfield.

Survivors include Maudine Blount of Odessa; daughters, Lafaunda Buford of Odessa, Wanelda Morton of Cisco and Anneda Merchant of Arlington; son, Freddie Mack Blount of Bangs; brother, Ted Williams Sr. of Sundown; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and four brothers.