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Edora Margaret Byars Freeman

October 24, 1918 ~ May 13, 2018 (age 99)

  Edora Margaret Byars Freeman, 99, went home to be with Jesus on Sunday, May 13, 2018. 

   Born in Greenville, she was a daughter of the late Wade Milton Byars, Sr. and

Juanita Bishop Byars.

   Edora was a member of Roper Mountain Baptist Church all of her life and she was the oldest member. She retired from Laurens Road Builders.

 She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Gene A Freeman. Edora was the only woman Gene ever dated and loved. She is also survived by, sister- in-law, Mary Nan Huff, three special nieces, Shirley B. Sloan, Rebecca B. Howell, and Geri F. Hackett and numerous nieces and nephews.

   In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by sisters, Geneva B. Jones and Edith B. Brown; and brothers, James D. Byars and Wade Byars, Jr.

   A visitation will be held Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. at Roper Mountain Baptist Church with the funeral service following at 2:00. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Roper Mountain Baptist Church, 300 Roper Mountain Rd Ext, Greenville, SC 29615.

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