The funeral for Earnest Freeman Jr. will be Monday, Jan. 3, 2022, at 3 p.m. EST at Lakes-Dunson-Robertson Funeral Home in LaGrange, Ga. Mr. Freeman passed away Tuesday, Dec. 28.

The son of the late Earnest Horton Sr. and Mary Guinn Allen Freeman, he was born March 10, 1939, in Chambers County. He was employed by West Point Pepperell's Dunson Mill for 26 years. Earnest loved to fish and hunt for rabbit and deer. He was a dedicated member of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Standing Rock, where he served as deacon and choir member.

He is survived by hi wife of 57 years, Rubie Freeman; children, Veronica (Darren), Charlene Cutwright and Sandra Williams (Darrell); goddaughter, Cassandra Shealey; grandchildren, NiTasha, Maurice (Avaonce), Dadrian, Ebony and Audrecia; great-grandchildren, Amare, Emaya, Mariah, Adrian and Jaiden; god-grandchildren, Ronica "Lil Bit," Amaroon, Natorrius and LaBryant; two sisters, Mary Nancy Goodson and Mattie Hutchinson; and host of nephews, nieces and special friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Pierce "Jim" Freeman, John Freeman and Albert Freeman; sisters, Neddie Tompson, Annie Kelley, Frankie Baker and Virginia Freeman; and godson, Brian Truitt.

Lakes-Dunson-Robertson Funeral Home, LaGrange.

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