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Marie Small Freeman

March 21, 1932 – February 28, 2024

RANDLEMAN — Marie Small Freeman, 91, of Randleman passed away at home on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024.

A native of Randolph County raised in the Jackson Creek community, she was one of 12 siblings born to Reamy H & Eunice Pierce Small. 

She worked most of her life in textiles and later for her son at Freeman’s Florist & Gifts. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Randleman but attended Shady Grove Christian Church in Star, NC. 

She is preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Talmadge Freeman; sisters, Ester Davidson, Ocia McDowell, Kate Skeen, Annie Mae Robbins, Kathleen Yow; brothers, Clay Small, Lloyd Small, Lindsay Small, and Hoyle Small. 

She is survived by her son Jeff (Angie) Freeman; daughter, Cynthia (Richard) Ivey of Randleman; grandchildren, Kim (Cash) Bowman of Climax, Wendy (Jeremy) Maness, Courtney (Brandon) McLeod & Jordan Freeman and Emma Motsinger of Randleman; great-grandchildren, Tyler Bowman, Jacob Bowman, Harrison Maness, Luke Maness, Levi Maness and Cayla (DJ) Laxton; sister, Alene Gallimore of Lexington, NC; brother, Everett “Buck” (Evelean) Small of Asheboro, NC.

Visitation will be Sunday, March 3, 2024, from 6-8 p.m. at the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel, 600 S, Main St, Randleman. 

Funeral Services will be Monday, March 4, 2024, at 2 p.m. in the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel, with Reverend Jerry Mills, Reverend Jimmy Shirlen and Reverend Jeff Freeman officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Memorial Park.

Flowers are welcome or memorials can be made to:

— The Garden Project, c/o Randleman Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 207, Randleman, NC 27317.

— Shady Grove Christian Church, c/o Stephanie Loflin, 1339 Maness Road, Star, NC 27358.

A special thank you over the last year to Cone Health, Randolph Health, Clapp’s and Gentiva for great care of our mother, including all doctors, nurses and staff. 

Pugh Funeral Home is serving the Freeman family.