Elizabeth Janis Jeffers Freels, 82, of Wartburg, formerly of Scott County, passed away December 25, 2012, at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge.

Born October 18, 1930, she was preceded in death by her parents, Rev. L. Maynard and Della Humphrey Jeffers.

She was a member of Annadell Baptist Church, and taught school for 36 years in Morgan County.

She is survived by her husband, E. Dale Freels of Wartburg; daughters: Karen Fritts and husband, Brent, of Muscle Shoals, Ala., and Kathy Stooksbury and husband, Gary, of Aiken, SC; five grandchildren, brother, Claude E. Jeffers of the Low Gap community; sister, Vivian Bowling and husband, Bill, of Oneida; and many other relatives.

Funeral service was conducted December 29, at Schubert Funeral Home with Rev. James Griffith, Rev. Bill Goodman, and Rev. David Walker officiating. Graveside service was conducted December 30, at Wartburg City Cemetery.

Obituary provided courtesy of Four Oaks Funeral Homes of Huntsville and Oneida.