Ethlyn Augusta Freeman Dies at 95

Ethlyn Augusta Freeman

Ethlyn Augusta Freeman, also known as “Mrs. Ethie,” died Nov. 10, at age 95 at Schneider Regional Medical Center on St. Thomas.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Edward Penn and Ena Felix Faulkner; her husband, Eric Freeman; daughter, Lysia Marie Freeman; and brother, Eduardo Maximo Faulkner.

She is survived by her daughters: Elaine E. Freeman, Evelyn Freeman and Elena Freeman-Gregory; sons: Eric A. Freeman and Edmond Freeman; stepdaughter, Iris B. Gumbs; stepsons: Earl Hodge and Alvin Gumbs; sisters: Helena Tapia, Clarita Turnbull, Mariel Adele Stout Jennings; brother, Adolfo E. Faulkner; 18 grandchildren; 56 great-grandchildren; 27 great-great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.

Tributes can be sent to no later than noon, Friday, Nov. 22. A first viewing will take place from 5-7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 29, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home.

A second viewing will be held at 9 a.m. followed by a service at 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 30, at Christchurch Methodist in Market Square. Interment will be at Western Cemetery No. 1.