On June 30, 2010 Barbara Sedlmayr Freeman passed through death into eternal life with the Living God. She ended a valiant fight with cancer.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Josephine Sedlmayr.
Barbara leaves the following loving family members, husband Eirikur Edward Freeman (Ed), daughter Jean Josephine Melvin, son Eirikur Edward (Erik) Freeman, II, granddaughter Nikki Leigh Lipford, grandson Derik Miles Lipford, great grandson Liam Walter, sister Mechtild Wade, sisters in law Margaret Schools (David) and Libby Simpson (Gary), nieces Miriam Hicks, Sandra Coil, Dawn Oliver, Elizabeth Leggett, Jennifer Simpson, nephews Dallas Schools, Rhett Schools, Brad Simpson and great nephew Ivan Leggett.
Barbara was born in Tutzing, Germany on August 28, 1943. She had a special fondness for Iceland, her husband’s birthplace, and traveled there often with him. She was a member of the Icelandic-American Association of Hampton Roads VA. She attended College Acres Baptist Church.
A memorial service for Barbara will be held at College Acres Baptist Church on Friday, July 2, 2010 at 11:00 AM officiated by the Reverend Andy Ickes.
The family request in lieu of flowers, that a donation may be made to a cancer charity or a charity of your choice in her honor.
The family thanks Dr. John Anagnost and the staff at Hanover Hematology/Oncology for their excellent care during Barbara’s illness, and the staff at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCareCenter for their compassionate care.
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