The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


May 7, 2014

Service for Dorothy “Dot” Freeman, 77, of Albemarle, will be at 7 p.m. May 9, 2014

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 — Dorothy “Dot” Lee  Crosby Freeman, 77 years of age, of Albemarle, passed away Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Carolina Specialty Hospital in Charlotte.

Dot was born September 10, 1936, in Mecklenburg County, to the late Robert Lee “Bing” Crosby and the late Nellie Crosby. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Charlie Crosby and one sister, Ruth Knight.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Friday, May 9, 2014, at Hartsell Funeral Home in Albemarle. The funeral service, officiated by the Rev. Joe Smith, will follow at 7 p.m. Friday, May 9, 2014, in Hartsell Funeral Home’s Lefler Memorial Chapel.

She is survived by her husband, Clyde Hamilton Freeman of Albemarle; daughters, Angela Crisco and husband Eric and Crystal Lee Stinson, all of Albemarle, Shelia Black of Huntersville and Sherrie Lynn Freeman of Charleston, S.C.; two great-grandchildren, Makayla and Kayce Stinson; brother, Robert Crosby; and three sisters, Mary Frances, Lucille Scarboro and Diane Jones.

Memorials may be made to Hartsell Funeral Home, PO Box 7, Albemarle, NC 28002, c/o Dorothy Lee Freeman.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Freeman family.

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