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Ruth Ellen Freeman


Sunrise: July 6, 1925

Sunset: August 6, 2019

Mrs. Ruth Ellen Turner Freeman took her last steps on the Kings Highway, August 6, 2019. She was born in North Hampton County, Virginia to the late Mrs. Stachia Turner and Mr. Edward Turner on July 6, 1925. She worked for Norfolk City School Board as a cafeteria manager for 32 years. She was a member of many organizations- Red Hatters and Silver Strands and loved traveling. She was an usher at 1st Baptist Church Crestwood and she has been a loyal member since 1950.

She leaves to celebrate and cherish her memory, two daughters Barbara Freeman Brown (Chesapeake), Faye Freeman Smith (Illinois) and 1 son Wilber Wright (Norfolk). Numerous grand and great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. She was predeceased by her husband James Freeman and son James Wright, Sr, seven sisters and three brothers.

Viewing Monday, August 12, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Family Receiving Friends Monday, August 12, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service Tuesday, August 13, 2019 11:00am First Baptist Church-Crestwood 4701 Bainbridge Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23320 Interment Woodlawn Memorial Gardens 6309 E. Virginia Beach Boulevard Norfolk, VA 23504

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    Tina Elliott Blount says

    My condolences to the family, Mrs Freeman was a jewel. May the peace of God comfort you during this time

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    Angela Cobb says

    May God Bless the family.
    Love

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    Arnetta Sherrod says

    Dear Barbara, Faye and Wilbur, sorry to hear of the transitioning of your mom, dear Ms Ellen. Our bonds are deep and long . My deepest sympathies go out to you all. Our Crestwood connections are still deep and precious. Love and prayers to you.
    Arnetta Rollins Sherrodm

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    John W Rollins says

    Dear friends Barbara, Faye and Wilbur, I was saddened to hear of your Mother’s passing. May the Lord provide the comfort you need. We loved your mother as if she was ours.

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