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Mrs. Betty Freeman

March 18, 2019
After a well fought battle with Alzheimer’s Disease, Betty Ruth Sellers Freeman, age 89, went to her heavenly home on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 9 at Tennille United Methodist Church. Reverend Randall Smith and Mr. Scott Fuss officiated.

Betty was the seventh of eight children born to the late Walter Simeon Sellers and the late Emma Kathleen Moore Sellers in Waycross, Georgia. On June 26, 1946, she married Ramus Guy Freeman.

Betty was a beloved wife for 70 plus years, loving Mama to four children (Robbie, Karen, Steve and Kristi), Granny to 12 grandchildren, and GiGi to nine great-grandchildren.

Betty was an active member of the Methodist church all of her life. At the age of 16, she became a Methodist preacher’s wife and was a true partner in ministry throughout the 40 plus years that Ramus was in active ministry. As part of her ministry, she often taught Sunday school and provided the program for many UMW meetings. After Ramus retired and they moved into the house where Ramus grew up,
Betty became an active member of the Tennille United Methodist Church where she served wherever needed, often making cakes and casseroles to take to those who were sick or grieving.

Betty is survived by her daughters, Karen (Glenn) Watson of Bonaire, Georgia and Kristi (Scott) Fuss of Covington, Georgia; son, Steve (Sallie) Freeman of Woodstock, Georgia; daughter-in-law Pennie Freeman; 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Ramus Freeman; son, Robbie Freeman; grandson, Sean Freeman; and three brothers and four sisters. 

May and Smith Funeral Directors in Sandersville is in charge of these arrangements.

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