Mrs. Almeta Nix Freeman, 78, a loving mother, wife, friend and Nurse to many, left this earthly home for her heavenly home on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Funeral Services will be held honoring her memory at 11:30am, Friday, January 26, 2018 at Elmwood Memorial Chapel, 5750 HWY 277 South, Abilene, Texas. Interment will follow at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene, Texas. Family and friends will gather for her visitation on Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 5:00pm-7:00pm.
Mrs. Freeman was born January 14, 1940 in Hartsell, Alabama. The daughter of Howard and Lessie Nix. She graduated from Monroe High School in Albany, Georgia, attended Albany State College and Operating Technician School. She graduated from Saint Philips College in San Antonio, Texas. She worked at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, Hendicks Medical Center, and as a nurse at Dyess AFB Hospital for over 20 years. She was a loyal church member of Antioch CME for over 30 years and served on both Stewardess and President of the Missionary Society Boards. She also was a proud member of the Honey Bees and the Purple Red Hatters Club in Abilene, Texas. She will be missed by all who encountered her. She was a supportive military wife who enjoyed traveling around that included Georgia, Kansas, and Texas. Her most exciting trip was in the Philippines including stopovers in Alaska and Hawaii.
Throughout her lifetime; this compassionate woman’s first love was Jesus Christ, followed by her family, relatives, and her friends. She was a lover of Humanity.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Howard and Lessie Nix and her son, Carey Darrell Freeman.
Loving family members cherishing her memories that she leaves behind are her husband of 56 years, Elijah Freeman Jr. of Abilene; her two children: Son, Michael G. Freeman of Washington, DC and her daughter, Sherry L. Freeman of Arlington, Texas; her loving grandson, Michael N. Freeman of Vienna, Austria. Three Loving Sister-in-laws, Gaynell Freeman, Lilia Dumas, and Mary Juandoo and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends in Abilene-Arlington-Midland-Houston, Texas; Knoxville, Tennessee; Albany-Atlanta, Georgia; and Hartsell, Alabama; who thought fondly of her.
We wish to express special thanks to the compassionate caregivers at Brightpoint of Lytle Lake and Hendricks Hospice Center.
With heartfelt sympathy and condolences to the family we are so sorry for your loss of your love one. She was truly a jewel and compassionate woman of God. We just got the news this past week. We are praying for your strength. May the Lord comfort you all. Irma, Ausy and Tamla Wilson
Rev Irma WilsonHOUSTON, TX
Sending our sincerest thoughts and prayers to the Freeman Family. What a beautiful woman inside and out, especially with those gorgeous hats and purses! Praying God comfort you and strengthen you in the days and future. The memories will forever be in your heart and that’s where you’ll always find her. Peace be with you.
Adrena StephneyHouston, TX
My condolences to the Freeman and Nix families. My prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Nehemiah Robinson and family
Nehemiah RobinsonLeesburg, VA
To my beautiful grand mother. A woman of extreme strength, courage and love. I may not have you here physically but you will forever be in my heart. I love you grandma.
Michael N. FreemanVienna,
Uncle June, Michael, and Sherry, Keeping you and your family in prayer during this difficult time. Love you, Mark, Penny, Markisha, Marcus, and Tyler.
Mark Freeman and FamilyNewport News, VA
Elijah, Maxine and I send our condolences for your loss. May the "Peace of the Lord be with you and your family" During this time of sorrow and beyond.
Ellis and Maxine Terrell
Austin High School class of 1960.
Ellis & Maxine Duboes TerrellCollege Park,, GA
Mr. Freeman (Big "E"), You and family have our sincere condolences and prayers. May Our Heavenly Father keep you in HIS perfect peace.
Rhonda Christie and Family, NC
Mr. Freeman I so sorry to hear of your loss. I know this is such a devastating point in life and there are no words that can compensate you at this time. Just know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of sorrow. May God continue to be with you during your family's time of need.
Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan McClinton
Brenda McClintonShreveport, LA
I love you and will our daily talks. Words can't express how I feel. I will miss our daily talks.
Sherry FreemanArlington, TX
I'll Love You Always!
I'll Miss You Forever!!
RIP with the Angels..Mom, I will always remember and never forget your love..Love Always,Your Son Michael
Michael G FreemanWashington, DC