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Lena Bell Bennett Freeman, 82, of Plainville died at her home, surrounded by her family, on Saturday, June 9, 2018. Lena was born in Jacksonville, Alabama on December 27, 1935; she was the daughter of the late Lonnie and Salley Alma Bennett. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, James and Homer Bennett, and by her sister, Adamae Paris. Prior to her retirement, she worked with Gordon County Farms. Lena was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband of sixty-four years, Albert F. Freeman; her son and daughter-in-law, Rodney and Gayle L. Freeman; her daughters and son-in-law, Deborah Gay, and Angela and Gary Hyde; her twelves grandchildren; twenty-three great-grandchildren, and nineteen great-great-grandchildren.
The Freeman family will receive friends at Fellowship Baptist Church on Sunday, June 10, 2018 from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m.
The funeral service will be conducted on Monday, June 11, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. from Fellowship Baptist Church. Burial will follow the service at Scott Cemetery. Rev. Richard Webster, Rev. Ron Bankson, and Rev. Ron Chandler will officiate. Patricia Beechman will arrange music for the service. Pallbearers are Matthew D. Hyde, Nathaniel Gaston, Jordan Gaston, Zachary Marshall, David Marshall, Taylor Lewis, and Jake Lewis.
The family suggests that instead of flowers, memorials be made to Fellowship Baptist Church, 796 Plainville Rd SW, Plainville, GA 30733. Friends may sign the online guest register at www.maxbrannonandsons.com. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home of Calhoun.