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Frances Freeman

March 13, 1948 March 20, 2018
Frances Freeman
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Obituary for Frances Freeman

DURHAM: Donavie Freeman, 70, passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at Duke University Hospital. She was born in Durham, the daughter of the late Truett Blackwood and Georgia Andrews Blackwood. In addition to her parents, she was also predeceased by her daughter, Ellen Freeman.

Donavie graduated from Durham High School in 1966. Her hairstyling career started at Forest Hills followed by Bee’s and House of Wood. She retired from JC Penny after a 45 year career. She also enjoyed a cake baking business catering many local special events. In her spare time, her generous spirit loved taking care of seniors and those in need.

Ms. Freeman is survived by her son, Douglas Freeman and girlfriend, Sabrina; grandchildren, Kelton Freeman, Schuyler Williams, Olivia Carr; sister, Linda Blackwood Hunnicutt (Stanley); 4 aunts and uncles; and 35 cousins.

A funeral service will be held at 2pm on Monday, March 26th at Antioch Baptist Church in Chapel Hill with Rev. Dave Atwater and Rev. Mark Mofield officiating. Viewing will be held an hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial donations be made to Antioch Baptist Church: 1707 White Cross Rd., Chapel Hill, NC 27516.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to www.clementsfuneralservice.com.


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Visitation Prior to the Service

Monday

26

Mar

1:00 PM 3/26/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 3/26/2018 2:00:00 PM
Antioch Baptist Church

1707 White Cross Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Antioch Baptist Church
1707 White Cross Road Chapel Hill 27516 NC
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

26

Mar

2:00 PM 3/26/2018 2:00:00 PM
Antioch Baptist Church

1707 White Cross Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Antioch Baptist Church
1707 White Cross Road Chapel Hill 27516 NC
United States

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Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place
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