Let the memory of Willie be with us forever.
  • 79 years old
  • Born on March 7, 1940 .
  • Passed away on May 21, 2019 .
Willie Lee Freeman, Jr., 79, a longtime resident of Granville County passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at Duke Hospital in Durham.
A native of Granville County, he was the son of the late Willie Lee Freeman, Sr. and Olivia Pendleton Freeman.  He was a member of Gospel Independent Baptist Church and was medically retired from Burlington Industries.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Thursday, May 23, 2019 in Elmwood Cemetery by Rev. Robert Green.
Surviving are his wife of sixty years, Madeline Hunt Freeman of the home; two sons, Randy H. Freeman of Oxford, Joseph Freeman (Susan) of Raleigh; a granddaughter, Leslie Freeman (Will) and a grandson, Samuel Freeman (Amira).  He was preceded in death by a brother, Lonnie Freeman.

Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Gospel Independent Baptist Church, 4155 Stagecoach Rd., Oxford, NC  27565.

Posted by Janis Daniel on May 24, 2019
Sister Madeline, I am so sorry to hear of Brother Willie's passing! He was such a blessing to everyone he came in contact with. I always enjoyed singing with him, and playing the piano for him at Gospel when he was singing, and leading the singing at church. He is walking Heaven's golden street, jumping, shouting, and singing praises to our Heavenly Father. Our loss is Heaven's gain. There was rejoicing in Heaven when he walked through those pearly gates. My prayers are with you and your family!
Posted by Myrta Wilkins on May 23, 2019
Willie Lee and I grew up in West Oxford where a lot our parents worked at once Erwin Cotton Mill (later Burlington Mill). I knew Willie Lee's family and they were such kind and gentle people. Willie Lee was a year younger than I. All of us in this community were like family. I never heard or saw anything negative about Willie Lee. He was kind to all. I pray our dear Lord's mercy and peace for Madeline and all the family. Myrta Ann Dixon Wilkins

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