Vernon "Jim" Monroe Freeman, age 82 , died Friday, February 24, 2017 at Autumn Care in Biscoe.

A private memorial service is planned for a later date.

Vernon, best known as "Jim", was a native of Moore County.  He was the son of the late Charlie Merlie Freeman and Ruby Yow Freeman and was a US Navy veteran.  He was preceded in death by his son, Vernon Charles Freeman; brothers, Paul Freeman, Charlie Bascom Freeman, Dewey Freeman, James Roland Freeman, John Thomas Freeman, Jesse "Pete" Freeman, Albert "Pamey" Freeman, Nathan Bragg Freeman, Daniel Wesley Freeman; a sister, Lettie Pearl McNeill.

Survivors include his sister, Bertha Smith Burgess of Robbins and several nieces and nephews.

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the family.

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  1. I am so sorry to hear about Jim. He was a great friend. He and I used to go to church together and I can remember a saying that he had, ‘It took everything in my life to get me where I am right now!’ I will miss you, Jim, Rest in Sweet Peace.

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