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Jimmy 'Poppy' Freeman

December 28, 1934 November 27, 2014
Jimmy 'Poppy' Freeman
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Obituary for Jimmy 'Poppy' Freeman

GILMER � Graveside services for Jimmy "Poppy" Freeman, 79, of Gilmer will be held on Sunday, November 30, 2014, at 2 P.M. at Soules Chapel Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Grubbs-Loyd Funeral Home in Gilmer. Born on December 28, 1934, in Chalk Hill, Texas, to Delbert and Roxie Kimbrough Freeman, he entered into eternal rest on Thursday, November 27, 2014. He was a retired salesman for a gas and supply company and a member of the Pine Tree Masonic Lodge in Longview. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Jennifer Freeman of Tyler; one daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Mike Keith of Gilmer; 14 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 3 brothers, Delbert Junior Freeman of Longview; Buddy Wayne Freeman and Bobby Joe Freeman, both of Chalk Hill; and sister, Shirley Dickard Walter of Hallsville. He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Jimmy Dale Freeman. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. on Saturday, November 29, 2014, at Grubbs-Loyd Funeral Home in Gilmer. Online condolences may be left at

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