Elwood Greer Freeland

Published 2:17 pm Friday, November 16, 2012

Mr. Elwood Greer Freeland, 67, of Newnan, Ga., passed away peacefully at his home on Nov. 15, 2012, surrounded by his family.  Greer loved and cherished his family, enjoyed gardening, and was dedicated to his job at Yancey Brothers until his retirement earlier this year.  He was also a member of Macedonia Baptist Church.  Greer was born April 12, 1945, in Mobile, Ala., the only son of the late Elwood (Bill) Freeland, and Mary Pollard Freeland, who survives.  He is also survived by his wife of 48 years, Mary Pierce Freeland, also of Newnan; son, Howard E. Freeland and his wife Shirley, of Sharpsburg; daughter, Becky Freeland Walden and her husband Billy, of Sharpsburg; grandchildren, Trey Freeland, Drew Freeland, Aden Freeland, Mallory Sellers, Jacob Walden, and Justin Walden.  Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Nov. 18, 2012, in the Chapel of McKoon Funeral Home with Dr. John Riley and Rev. Searcy Jackson officiating.  Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  Those desiring may send an online condolence to www.mckoon.com.  Memorial contributions may be sent to Macedonia Baptist Church New Sanctuary Fund, 1504 Macedonia Rd. Newnan GA 30263 or the American Cancer Society, 301 Kelly Dr. Suite 3, Peachtree City GA 30269.  The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from noon until service time at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St. Newnan GA 30263, 770-253-4580.

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