Mrs. Mildred Anderson “Granny” Freeman, 84, of Mebane went home to be with her Lord and many loved ones on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 6:32 a.m. following a brief illness.
A native of Boone, NC, she was the wife of the late James Warren Freeman and the daughter of Charles Harvey Anderson and Hattie Surrett Anderson, both deceased. Mrs. Freeman retired from Winn Dixie. She was a member of Bible Baptist Church and the Adult Sunday School Class. God, family and her church family were the most important in her life. Granny was an avid supporter of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and their sports. She was a blessing to the lives of the many children of whom she cared for. She loved them and they loved her.
Survivors include two daughters, Brenda Turner and husband James and Ellen Price and husband Mitchell; sister, Mary Porter and husband Jerry; five grandchildren, David Beam and wife Karen Beam, Kenneth Beam and Michael Brown and partner Houston Sharpe, Victor Newcomb and fiancé Tiffany Crowder and Jessica Brown; nine great-grandchildren, Joshua Beam, Destiny Beam, Bethany Beam, Brittany Beam, Anthony Williams, Grayson Newcomb, Nicole Ryals, Aiden Crowder and Bentley Evans; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Virginia Ann Freeman and many other extended family members.
The family will receive friends at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home and Crematory in Graham on Monday, September 17, 2018 from 6 until 8 p.m. Other times they will be at the home of Brenda Turner.
The funeral service will be conducted at Bible Baptist Church on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. by Rev. Mark Aheron and Rev. David Jackson. Burial will follow in Alamance Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to Community Hospice, 2730 South Tucker Street, Suite 600, Burlington, NC 27215 or Bible Baptist Church, 2733 Kirkwood Drive, Burlington, NC 27215.
The family would like to extend a very special thanks to James Turner (Son-in-law) for his special and loving care provided to his mother-in-law who dearly loved him, and also to Red and Brenda Turner for taking in mama and showing her love, care and attention during her failing years. They would also like to thank Community Hospice for the special care given to our mother.