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Beulah Irene Brown "Toodie" Freeman

April 14, 1922 - August 5, 2018

Beulah Irene Brown “Toodie” Freeman
Beulah Irene Brown “Toodie” Freeman, 96, of Hendersonville went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Sunday, August 5, 2018. She was born April 14, 1922 in Schoolfield, VA. She was the daughter of the late Edward and Iola McCraw-Brown of Edneyville and was a graduate of Edneyville High School. She was raised by her late Uncle John and Aunt Pearl Lyda, also of Edneyville. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Joe R. Freeman; sisters, Grace Melton, Tillie Cairnes, Carrie Davis; half-brothers, James Brown, Bub Brown; and half-sister Brenda Johnson.
She was a dedicated member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church of Edneyville most of her life. She loved people and helped in supporting her family by running one of the first roadside apple stands in the area. A hard worker and a lover of life, her laugh could be heard for miles. She loved children and always enjoyed having a houseful. A loving and giving mother, family was always first.
She is survived by her son, Gary Freeman and wife Norma; daughters, Rhonda Freeman, Cheryl McCraw, Kathy Jones and her husband Michael; sister, Edna Rubelmann of VA; half-sisters, Mary Ruth Cox, Bonnie Turner and Nancy Wilkes; six grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be held at 1:00pm Thursday, August 9, 2018 in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home. The family will receive friends and family immediately following the service. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, PO Box 70, Edneyville, NC 28727 or to Four Seasons Compassion for Life Elizabeth House, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731

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Date: Thursday, August 9, 2018

Location:

Forest Lawn Funeral Home

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


Service Information

Date: Thursday, August 9, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm

Location:

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


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