Virgie Mae McCoin Freemont, of Lafayette, was born on Monday, February 4, 1924, one of seven children born to the late Timothy and Sara Law McCoin.
She departed this life on Sunday morning, January 29, 2012 at Macon County General Hospital, at the age of 87 years, 11 months and 25 days. Funeral services for Virgie Freemont were conducted at the Anderson and Son Funeral Home in Lafayette, TN on Friday, January 31, 2012 at 2 p.m., with Jimmy Cook officiating. Interment followed in the Anderson and Son Memorial Park. Pallbearers were her grandsons: Scotty Dyer, Jeff Freemont, Chris Patterson, Russell Green, Greg Sutton, Josh Ray and Wayne Whittemore. On April 8th, 1939, Virgie was married to Jim Tom Freemont, spending 68 years together until his death on May 24, 2007. This union was blessed with six children ˆ Wallace, Ann, Wanda, Dale, Helen and Linda.
Virgie loved working in her yard, and spent her life as a homemaker, taking care of what was most important to her – her family. She was a member of the Drapers Crossroads Church of Christ. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two daughters, Helen Dyer and Linda Green; two sisters, Estelle Hix and Cora McCoin; three brothers, Ado McCoin, Jim McCoin and Joe Keith McCoin; four sons-in-law, Gene Patterson, Roger Gann, Jerry Dyer and Benton Green.
Virgie is survived by her daughters, Ann Patterson and Wanda Gann of Lafayette, Dale Gregory of Bowling Green, KY; son and daughter-in-law, Wallace and Fredda Freemont of Franklin, TN; a sister, Claudean Jenkins of Akron, OH; twelve grandchildren, Scotty Dyer, Tonya Whittemore, Shirley Dillard, Chris Patterson, Gena Satterfield, Greg Sutton, Shannon Malone and Leslie Gass, all of Lafayette, Jeff Freemont of Franklin, TN, Russell Green and Lisa Green-McDonald, of Nashville, TN, and Amy Sturm of Mechanicsville, VA; 31 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren, and a host of other family and friends. She will be missed by those who knew and loved her.
Anderson & Son Funeral Directors, in Lafayette, TN.