METROPOLIS, Ill. — The Rev. Alfred L. Freeman, 62, of Metropolis died at 6:31 p.m. Oct. 25 at his home.
He was a member of First Missionary Baptist Church, where he served as an Associate Minister, Usher, and on the Culinary Committee, and was a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans. He was formerly employed by the Shawnee Steam Plant with the Laborers Union Local 1214. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his wife, Lois M. Wade Freeman; three sons, Alfredo Freeman of Paducah, Derrence Freeman of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Jonathan Wade of Metropolis; nine grandchildren; three brothers, Donnie Ray Freeman of Wichita, Kan., Eddie Green and Garfield Green Jr., both of Paducah; three sisters, Charlene Barnes and Myra Arnold, both of San Antonio, Texas, and Mary White of Paducah; two stepbrothers, Edgar Martin Jr. of Brookport and Isaac Martin of Metropolis; and three stepsisters, Mary Turley of Gurnee, and Freda Phelps and Veronica Draw, both of Paducah.
He was preceded in death by his father, Garfield Green; his mother, Lena Freeman Martin; his stepfather, Edgar Martin Sr.; and two brothers.
Services will be at noon Saturday at First Missionary Baptist Church in Metropolis with the Rev. Michael Wade officiating. Burial with military rites will be at 12:30 p.m. Monday at Mound City National Cemetery.
Friends may call after 11 a.m. Saturday until the funeral hour at the church.
Pettus-Rowland Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.