Nellie M Freeman

Born on December 16, 1939

Departed on January 20, 2017

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Nellie Mai Freeman, January 20, 2017, age 77. She is preceded in death by her husband, James L. Averitt, Sr, and Harold Freeman. Survived by her children, James L. Averitt Jr., (Kim), Roy Averitt (Patricia), Joy Thompson (Randy Thompson and Travis McLemore); her siblings, Bill Gillahan, Faye Chandler, Dean Gillihan, and Mary White; eight grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren. Visitation will be at Hendersonville Pentecostal Church 181 Rockland Rd. Sunday from 2-8pm; Monday 4-8pm. Service will be on Tuesday at 11 am with interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.

10 Comments to Nellie M Freeman

  1. Roy Averitt
    January 20, 2017 11:06 pm

    Love you mama and I will miss you greatly, thank you for your love,teaching me about God and life.
    Your #2 son Roy L.Averitt

  2. Thurmon & Dorothy PRYOR
    January 20, 2017 11:51 pm

    To the family may u k ow that we hold you close in our heart and prayers. For comfort and joy please visit the many memories she left behind, and know the Lord will be by your side.

  3. Kim, Jeresica & AJ
    January 20, 2017 11:55 pm

    To Joy & family’, sorry for your loss. Know that we are thinking of you.

  4. Karen Webb
    January 21, 2017 11:07 am

    I know you out of pain now. Singing in heaven like you was Monday. Love you Aunt Mai.

  5. Pat BOWEN
    January 21, 2017 2:49 pm

    To my cousin Mae…Have not seen you probably since nany died(Donnie Alma Gillihan) but one thing i know is we will see each other one day in Heaven..God bless your family in the time. love PAT BOWEN RAY CARTER.

  6. Travis McLemore
    January 22, 2017 11:29 am

    To a Mother In law who always made sure everyone was happy ,satisfied and gifted.She had a heart of gold that will never tarnish.Memories of her life will last forever. Will always remember the times we watched wrestling and crack jokes.Seeing her smile sparkle like a treasure chest full of jewelry. My heart goes out to the entire family. Rest in peace.

  7. Joy Thompson
    January 22, 2017 11:10 pm

    To the sweeties mother in the world who was always my best friend it want never will be another one in my world like her in my life I just hope I will have that with my kids . my mom always listen and try to help you figure out your problems and try hard not to take sides and she laugh and cry with you and try very to comfort you I love her for all that she taught us about Jesus from right and wrong to be strong and always stand up for yourself she was kind with a big heart and would give you anything she had .I didn’t want her to but I didn’t want her to suffer so I told her it was ok to go to Jesus to help teach angels how to sing so momma I love you very. Much and I will always miss till we meet again ,love your daughter joy

  8. Christine Hale
    January 23, 2017 1:07 pm

    I loved you very much !!!! Now to let other know the person you are .Leaving behind you way of telling it like it was.You were always straight forward but very loving.Knowing your family was very important to you.Thanks for our last visit together it was wonderful.You always remind me of my mom you guys had a lot of ways a like.I leave you to get your family in heaven in order now tell all of the m hello from all of us here.LOVE YOU SO MUCH…….

  9. Christine Hale
    January 23, 2017 1:13 pm

    I loved you very much !!!! Now to let other know the person you are .Leaving behind you way of telling it like it was.You were always straight forward but very loving.Knowing your family was very important to you.Thanks for our last visit together it was wonderful.You always remind me of my mom you guys had a lot of ways a like.I leave you to get your family in heaven in order now tell all of them hello from all of us here.LOVE YOU SO MUCH…….

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