Lillian May Freeman 1923-2002 Obituary

Lillian May Freeman, 79, a former resident of Route 1, Moatsville and the Baughman Towers, Philippi, died Sunday afternoon, June 23, 2002, in Barbour County Good Samaritan Center, Belington, where she had been a patient for approximately three years.

She was born June 19, 1923, at Moatsville, a daughter of the late Willie A. and Catherine Hazel Shaffer Freeman.

She had never married.

Survivors include four sisters, Mrs. Hugh (Hazel) Shaw, Belington, Mrs. James (Reta) Phillips, Philippi, Mrs. John (Nellie) Petrosian, Fresno, Calif., and Mrs. Carl (Nola) Hunt, Leavittsburg, Ohio; two brothers, Billie Freeman and wife, Pauline, Willis, Texas, and Lester Freeman and wife, Delores, Moatsville; two sisters-in-law, Kathryn Freeman, Moatsville, and Andrea Freeman, Bridgeport; two brothers-in-law, Leon Talkington, Warren, Ohio, and William Benoit, Somers, Conn.; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by four sisters, Ola Talkington, Ades Benoit and infant sisters, Violet and Grace Freeman; and three brothers, Ernest D. Freeman, James Freeman and infant brother, Arnold Freeman.

Miss Freeman was a retired cook in the dietary departments of the Broaddus Hospital and former Myers Hospital. She had also briefly worked for a glass manufacturer. While able, Miss Freeman attended the Light of Christ Chapel in Belington. While a resident of the Baughman Towers, she attended worship services and enjoyed bingo at the Towers.

Friends may call at Stemple & Forman Funeral Home in Philippi from 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Thursday, when funeral services will be conducted from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jim Tallman officiating. Interment will follow in Locust Grove Cemetery.

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