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Rev. Sam William Freeney

June 12, 1926 - August 6, 2014
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Rev. Bill Freeney Sam William Freeney, age 88, answered God's call on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, resident of Hixson, Tennessee. Bill was a member of Dallas Bay Baptist Church and a retired Baptist minister, having served as pastor of churches in Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia for 50 years. He received his education for the ministry at Tennessee Temple College. Bill proudly served in the United States Navy during World War II. When he returned home in Chattanooga, he met and married Barbara Owens, celebrating 65 years of marriage before her death in January 2012. In addition to his wife, Barbara, Bill was preceded in death by his parents...
Rev. Bill Freeney
Sam William Freeney, age 88, answered God's call on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, resident of Hixson, Tennessee.
Bill was a member of Dallas Bay Baptist Church and a retired Baptist minister, having served as pastor of churches in Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia for 50 years. He received his education for the ministry at Tennessee Temple College. Bill proudly served in the United States Navy during World War II. When he returned home in Chattanooga, he met and married Barbara Owens, celebrating 65 years of marriage before her death in January 2012.
In addition to his wife, Barbara, Bill was preceded in death by his parents Henry F. Freeney and Janie Plummer Freeney; one brother Tom Freeney; four sisters Opal Kilgore , Sidney Smith Gallatin, Frances Shook and Jeanette Francisco Pierce and his granddaughter Angela Michelle Cox
He is survived by his daughters, Carolyn ( Don) Johnson of Hixson, TN and Donna ( Kenny) Davis of Wetumpka, Alabama and his son Jim ( Flavia ) Freeney of Millbrook Alabama; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews
Funeral service will be held at the North Campus of Dallas Bay Baptist Church at 4976 Alpha Drive, Hixson, Tennessee on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 11:00 am with Rev. Jason Robertson, Rev. Ted Painter and Dr. David McNabb officiating.
Visitation will be at Chattanooga Funeral Home-North Chapel from 3-7pm on Friday, August 8, 2014
Interment will follow to Hamilton Memorial Gardens with grandsons serving as pallbearers
Memorial Contributions can be made in Bill's name to Dallas Bay Baptist Church-North Campus at 4976 Alpha Drive, Hixson, Tennessee, 37343 or to your favorite charity
Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com

"Bill's death makes me think of all the deaths in our family. Bill was the one who "said a few words" and led prayer for so many of our loved one. I will..." Christine Wells (Enoree, SC)

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