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Services for James Franklin "Jimmy" Freeman, 75, of Boston, are at 11 a.m., Friday, June 2, 2017 at Barwick Baptist Church. The Rev. Lester Allen and the Rev. Elbert Channel will officiate and interment is in Rosewood Cemetery. Mr. Freeman died Monday, May 29, 2017 in Port St. Joe, Florida at his residence. Born March 26, 1942 in Brooks County, Georgia, he was the son of the late Jack Leland Freeman and Florine Inez McCallister. On September 11, 1966, at Barwick Baptist Church, he married Brenda Joyce Allen Freeman of Boston. He served in the U.S. Army Vietnam Conflict, was a farmer, member of Barwick Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and was a director at Grady EMC for over 32 years. Survivors include his wife, Joyce Freeman of Boston; son, Tim Freeman (Tammy) of Boston; daughter, Teresa Shoup (Brian) of Boston; grandson, Blake Freeman (Natalie) of Thomasville; granddaughters, Keri Miller of Boston, Courtney Cannon (Ben) of Boston, Kayla & Kelsie Shoup of Boston; five great-grandchildren; and sisters, Helen Allen (Lester) of Barwick and Jackie Horton (Rick) of Thomasville. He was preceded in death by his brother, Joe Freeman; and grandson, Jamie Freeman. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, June 1, 2017. Sign the register book on-line at www.whiddonshiverfuneralhome.com. Whiddon-Shiver Funeral Home
Published on May 30, 2017
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