Geraldine Freeman "Gerri" John-Louis entered into eternal rest at her residence in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. She was an 80-year old native of New Orleans, Louisiana. Viewing at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Rev. Fred Smith, pastor, on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 from 10:00 am until service at noon-eulogized by her brother, Rev. Rodney Freeman; interment at Roselawn Cemetery. Survivors include her siblings, Almenia Warren(Lin), Marilyn Brown and Rev. Freeman (Debora); Norwood Freeman, Columbus, Ohio and Edgar Freeman, Detroit, Michigan; aunt, Gertrude Steinback, Ethel, Louisiana; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends; preceded in death by her daughter, Phyllis Payne, parents, Almenia and James Freeman, Sr.; siblings, Norma Pierson, Jane Walcott and James Freeman, Jr. Arrangements entrusted to Miller & Daughter Mortuary. Masks are required.
Published by The Advocate from Nov. 22 to Nov. 24, 2021.