December 27, 1926 - September 20, 2021
George Washington Freeman, age 94 of Cornelia, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, September 20, 2021. Mr. Freeman was born in Mount Airy, Georgia on December 27, 1926. He was the son of the late George Benson Freeman and Laura Anderson Freeman. To many, he was affectionately called “Little George.” His family and friends saw him as a humble, kind, loving, generous and supportive man. He was a devoted husband to his wife, a wonderful father to his daughters and an entertaining/mentoring papa to his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mr. Freeman retired from Ethicon after 27 years of employment in the engineering department. After retirement he loved spending time with his family. Mr. Freeman was the last surviving member of his immediate family. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Hubert Lee Freeman, Hobert Edward Freeman, Gordon Freeman, Howard Freeman, Dock Freeman, sisters, Maude Nicholson and Bea Moody. Special uncles, Dennis Anderson, Zeke Anderson and aunts Bernice Caudell and Ruth Southard. He was also preceded in death by son-in-law, Bobby Smith and grandson Colton Levi Hicks. Surviving are his wife of 68 years, Marcella Addis Freeman, daughter, Frances Smith of Clarkesville, daughters and sons-in-law, Georgia Ann (David) Hussey of Flowery Branch, Linda (Danny) Almond of Cornelia, Sharon (Steve) Woods of Clarkesville and Lisa (Dennis) Hicks of Toccoa. Grandchildren Brent Smith, Adrienne (Josh) Dominicali, Seth (Cindy) Woods, Austin Swartz, Brooke Welborn (fiancé Chris Squires) and Hannah Hicks, Great Grandchildren, Fonsi Woods, Scarlette Woods, Celia Woods, Kaleb Smith, Hunter Squires, and Hudson Squires. Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Friday, September 24, 2021 at the Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel. Interment will follow in Yonah Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m., Friday, September 24, 2021 at the funeral home prior to the service. Mr. Freeman's tribute video https://www.tributeslides.com/tributes/show/MH4L5NSD7QMW7C2T Arrangements have been entrusted to the Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory, North Chapel at 245 Central Avenue, Demorest, Georgia 30535. Telephone: 706-778-1700.
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