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Mrs. Elizabeth Ellen Sailing

Died: October 29, 2017

Elizabeth Ellen Freeman Sailing, age 79 of Horse Shoe, passed away peacefully at the Elizabeth House on Sunday, October 29th, 2017. She was born in Pierceville, Indiana on February 16th, 1938 on her parent’s dairy farm. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edwin and Geneva Freeman; and by her husband of 51 years…read more

Elizabeth Ellen Freeman Sailing, age 79 of Horse Shoe, passed away peacefully at the Elizabeth House on Sunday, October 29th, 2017. She was born in Pierceville, Indiana on February 16th, 1938 on her parent’s dairy farm. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edwin and Geneva Freeman; and by her husband of 51 years, Russel.

 

She worked as a secretary at U.S. Shoe in Cincinnati, Ohio and after a break to raise her daughter, for Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. She retired to this area, along with her husband, approximately 19 years ago.

 

She was a life-long volunteer for many good causes including being an elementary school reading tutor, Brownie troop leader, and a hospital and church volunteer. She was an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Hendersonville and the United Methodist Women. She was an avid traveler throughout the U.S. and to over 34 foreign countries.

 

She is survived by her daughter, Roberta; and by her brother, Lloyd Freeman.

 

The family would like to give a special thank you to the caregivers at the Elizabeth House.

 

Her funeral service will be held 12:00 noon on Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 in the Chapel of the First United Methodist Church of Hendersonville. Burial will be at a later date in Mud Pike Cemetery in Osgood, Indiana.

 

Her family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service.

 

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations in Elizabeth’s name be directed to the Elizabeth House, 571 South Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.

 

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.

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Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Time: 11:00 am

Brunson Chapel - First United Methodist Church

204 6th Avenue West
Hendersonville, NO 28739

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Time: 12:00 pm

Brunson Chapel - First United Methodist Church

204 6th Avenue West
Hendersonville, NO 28739

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