Archie J. ‘Jackie’ Freeman

Published 5:23 pm Monday, December 9, 2019

Services for Mr. Archie J. “Jackie” Freeman will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, 1 p.m. at Riverwood Family in Brookhaven, Mississippi, with interment at Riverwood Memorial Park. Visitation will be on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, from 5 until 8 p.m. also at Riverwood and will continue prior to the service starting at noon.

Archie J. “Jackie” Freeman, 80, passed from this life on Dec. 6, 2019, at his residence. He was born in Bogue Chitto, Mississippi, Sept. 9, 1939, to Lester Frank Freeman and Letha Mae Johnson Freeman.

Mr. Archie served our country during the Vietnam War in the United States Army for which he stayed until his retirement. He also was a member of Arlington Baptist Church.

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He absolutely loved fishing and watching along with going to NASCAR races; but his favorite pastime was spending time with his family.

Preceding him in death was his parents, Frank and Letha Freeman; son, William “Shad” Freeman and son-in-law, Tracy Cothren.

Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 58 years, Mary W. Freeman; son, Archie W. Freeman and wife, Ali; daughters, Margo Smith and husband, Billy, and DeeDee Smith and husband, Kyle; brother, Ferman “Red” Freeman and wife, Bonnie, along with six grandchildren, William Smith and wife, Jollean, Brandi Jackson and husband, Randy, Matthew Smith and wife, Savannah, Corey Allred and wife, Jennifer, Brandon Allred and wife, Angel, and Cheyenne Freeman. He is also survived by his 14 great-grandchildren, Baileigh, Taylor, Noah, Reid, Gage, Trace, Brystol, Evan, Aubree, Bexley, Daxon, Evie, Journnie and Baylee.

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