A resident of Baton Rouge, he died at 4:55 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at The Guest House. He was 92, a native of Baker and World War II veteran. Visiting at Carney-Mackey Funeral Home, 1576 Robin St., on Monday, Nov. 15, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Religious service at Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church on Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 11 a.m., conducted by the Rev. Jessie Bilberry. Interment in Port Hudson National Cemetery. Survived by his daughter, Darlynne A. Freeman, Baton Rouge; stepdaughters, Carrie Mae Nixon, Baton Rouge and Mildred Hayden, Zachary; sons, Willie Freeman Jr., Darryl A. Freeman Sr. and Kelvin D. Freeman, all of Baton Rouge; stepsons, Willie Lee Shelmire and John E. Shelmire, both of Baton Rouge, and J.W. Hayden, of Zachary; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from Nov. 14 to Nov. 15, 2010