OBITUARY

Shirley Ann (Ross) Freeman

August 22, 1935April 15, 2018

Shirley Ann (Ross) Freeman, 82, of Waynesboro passed away on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at Augusta Health.

Born August 22, 1935 in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Simon Albert and Stella Rinken (Collins) Ross.

Prior to retirement, Shirley was employed with the former Leggett’s Department Store and later Belk where she was a faithful employee for many years. She was a member of Wayne Hills Baptist Church and the Waynesboro Moose Lodge #1309 Women’s Auxiliary. Shirley enjoyed spending time with her family and playing Bingo.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William M. “Bill” Freeman; four brothers, Charles “Monk” Ross, Wilbur Ross, Brian Ross and Billy Ross; and two sisters, Dorothy Jenkins and Marjorie Pope.

Survivors include her two sons, Jeffrey S. Freeman and Neil R. Freeman (Glenda) both of Waynesboro; sister-in-law, Lois Snyder of Waynesboro; grandchildren, Whitney R. Edwards (Derek) and William S. Freeman; as well as a number of nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Riverview Cemetery. Those who plan to attend are asked to meet directly at the cemetery.

There will be no formal viewing or visitation at the funeral home.

The family would like to give a special heartfelt thank you to the staff of Augusta Health for the care their mother received during her stay.

Those desiring may make memorial contributions in Shirley’s memory to Hospice of the Piedmont, Attn: Advancement Office, 675 Peter Jefferson Parkway, Suite 300, Charlottesville, VA 22911. She was thankful for Hospice and the care they provided to her husband during his illness prior to his passing.

Relatives and friends may share condolences and memories with the family online by visiting www.reynoldshamrickfuneralhomes.com

  • FAMILY

  • She was preceded in death by her parents, Simon Albert and Stella Rinken (Collins) Ross; husband, William M. “Bill” Freeman; four brothers, Charles “Monk” Ross, Wilbur Ross, Brian Ross and Billy Ross; and two sisters, Dorothy Jenkins and Marjorie Pope.

    Survivors include her two sons, Jeffrey S. Freeman and Neil R. Freeman (Glenda) both of Waynesboro; sister-in-law, Lois Snyder of Waynesboro; grandchildren, Whitney R. Edwards (Derek) and William S. Freeman; as well as a number of nieces and nephews.
  • DONATIONS

  • Hospice of the Piedmont, Attn: Advancement Office, 675 Peter Jefferson Parkway, Suite 300, Charlottesville, VA 22911. She was thankful for Hospice and the care they provided to her husband during his illness prior to his passing

Services

  • Graveside Service Wednesday, April 18, 2018
REMEMBERING

Shirley Ann (Ross) Freeman

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Julia Bortle

April 18, 2018

I am truly sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Please accept my condolences and May Lord bless and comfort you and your family in this time of grief.

Terry/Joyce Brooks

April 17, 2018

Many memories of your Mom and Dad. Know she will be greatly missed by many. Thoughts and prayers for the family.

Shelby Alexander

April 16, 2018

What a wonderful, kind, dear lady. Jeff and Neil I'm sorry for your loss. She will always be remembered. With fondest memories.

FROM THE FAMILY