Essie Freeman
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Essie Freeman, 82, of Burnwell, passed away Sunday, June 15, 2014, at her home surrounded by her loving family and friends.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. today, June 17, 2014, at Bible Church of God in Burnwell. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at the church with burial in Brasfield Cemetery. The Rev. Gene Smith will officiate.

Freeman was preceded in death by her husband, Fairin Freeman; grandson, Dennis Browning; great-granddaughter, Hillary Shelton; brothers, Bryant Stillwell, Ed Stillwell, Louis Stillwell, Wayne Stillwell, Curn Stillwell and Devant Stillwell; and sisters, Sadie Mae Stillwell, Vera Lawson and Alma Freeman.

Survivors include her children, Charlotte Freeman Kelley and her husband, Mike, of Dora, Earl Freeman of Burnwell, Rex Freeman and his wife, Pam, of Burnwell, Leo Freeman and his wife, Joyce, of Burnwell, Pearl Browning Shelton of Golden, Mississippi, and Denise Freeman of Corner; grandchildren, Brittany Freeman, Andrea Freeman, Jade Freeman, Joshua Taylor, Austin Skinner, Chrissy Estes and her husband, Johnny, Marty Shelton and his wife, Christy, and Michelle Shelton; great-grandchildren, Trevor Butler, Caitlynn Butler, Ella Estes, David Estes, Rachel Estes, Chris Estes, Brittney Shelton and Lexi Shelton; brother, Dee Stillwell of Burnwell; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

You may sign an online register or express private condolences to the family at

Bell Funeral Home, Sumiton; 205-648-6611