Baylee Freeland

Friday, February 9, 2024
Baylee Freeland

SIKESTON — Baylee “Ken/Kenny G” Freeland, 19, left this world on Jan. 19, 2024.

Baylee was born on June 16, 2004, to Heather Freeland (Sikeston) and Matthew Halbert (Lincoln, Nebraska).

Baylee was a graduate of Sikeston High School in 2022 and decided to pursue a degree in Nursing. Baylee was a Red Pepper and enjoyed her time with friends.

Baylee is the sister to Jasmine and Matthew Halbert and Ty’lae Blackmon; niece to Billy (Brandy) Freeland, Tracy (Scott) Vanover, Samantha “Sammie” (David) Gaines and Patience “PD” (Charlie) Nelson; and granddaughter to Bill “Papa” and Ruby “Nana” Freeland.

Baylee leaves behind several people who loved and cared for her including several cousins, friends and longtime friend, Chris Bonner.

Baylee's light and love shined bright during our time with her and through her selfless acts, her love and light live on through our memories as well as all the people she helped with organ donation.

A celebration of life memorial will be held on Feb 17, 2024, at The Sanctuary in Sikeston. The family will receive friends beginning at 9:30 a.m. until the service time at 11 a.m.

McMikle Funeral Home of Sikeston is in charge of arrangements.

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The family requests memorials be made to the Bulldog Pantry, c/o 315 Baker St., Sikeston, MO 63801.