Sudie E. Freeman

Freeman web picAugust 1931 ~ January 2015

Sudie Freeman, 83, passed away at Turlock Nursing & Rehabilitation Center after a long illness. Sudie was born in Alabama to George and Viola Pruitt. She grew up on a cotton farm and she learned responsibility by doing chores and helping with other farm work. Sudie learned to love homemaking skills from her mother. She married Robert Anthony, a mobile home salesman, in Alabama. They moved to California in the 1950’s. They later divorced. In 1982 she married Ken Freeman. He has since passed away. She worked as a waitress for 18 years, enjoyed playing the guitar and singing, and for 20 years she became a caregiver for her ailing father before his death.

Sudie was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Ken Freeman, and two children: James Anthony in 2009 and Carol Hansen in 2014. She is survived by three children: Gary Anthony of Yosemite, Theresa Anthony-Howard of Turlock, and Michael (Michelle) Anthony of Missouri; 2 siblings: Charles Pruitt and Ruby Freeman, both of Valley Springs, CA; and 14 grandchildren.

Visitation will be at Allen Mortuary on Monday, Jan. 26th from 4 to 6 pm. Funeral will be at Allen Mortuary on Tuesday, Jan. 27th at 11 am. Burial will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park. Memorial gifts may be considered Covenant Care Hospice, 1850 Colorado Ave, Turlock CA 95382.

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