GAINESVILLE - Vernon Dean Freeman, 85, passed away Thursday, December 12, 2013.
Mr. Freeman was born in Barrow County, the son of the late Joe Cephus and Polly Mae Reynolds Freeman. He had lived in Hall County for the past four years and served in the United States Army during World War II. He was a farmer and retired from the mobile home industry. He was of the Baptist denomination. Mr. Freeman was preceded in death by sons, Donnie and Ronnie Freeman.
Survivors include his wife, Laverne Richardson Freeman, Gainesville; stepson and daughter-in-law, Ken and Debbie Morrison, Lula; sisters, Shirley Dodd, Bogart, Marie Hardigree, Bogart, and Geraldine Greene, Raleigh, N.C.; six grandchildren; and a number of great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, December 13, at the funeral home. Services will be held during visitation with the Rev. Chad Buffington officiating.
Ward's Funeral Home, Gainesville, is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at wardsfh.com