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March 29, 1950 â€” May 27, 2014
Virginia M. Freeman, 64, of Columbia City, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.
Born March 29, 1950 in Noble County, she was the daughter of Hobart E. and Helen V. Yoder. She graduated from West Noble High School with the Class of 1968.
May 29, 1971 she married Maurice D. Freeman in Avilla. A few years later, the two moved to Whitley County. She and Morry had owned and operated Freeman Janitorial. She is a member of First Church of God.
She was an avid gardener and loved flowers. She enjoyed working outside in her flower beds. She was soft spoken and gentle. She had a kind word and a hug for anyone. Known as Grandma Ginn Ginn, she loved spending time with her three grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband of 43 years; son, Jeremy D. (Maureen) Freeman of Columbia City; daughter, Heather M. Freeman of Fort Wayne; mother, Helen V. Yoder of Fort Wayne; and three grandchildren, Eden, Wyatt and Trevor. She was preceded in death by twin sons, Christopher and Jonathon and her father.
Visitation will be held Thursday from 2 to 8 p.m. at DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, located at 600 Countryside Drive in Columbia City. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with Pastor Johnny McCallister officiating. Burial will follow at Swan Cemetery, LaOtto.
Memorial gifts may be given in Mrs. Freemanâ€™s memory to First Church of God. Visit www.demoneygrimes.com to send family condolences or sign the guest register book.