|Birth: ||Sep. 14, 1922|
|Death: ||Oct. 27, 2002|
News-Register, McMinnville, Oregon, October 29, 2002
A celebration of the life of Barbara J. Freeborn of Dayton will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday in the home of Hal and Andy Sheldon, 17550 S.W. Briedwell Road, Amity.
Private interment will be in Hopewell Cemetery, Hopewell.
Mrs. Freeborn died Oct. 27, 2002, in Willamette Valley Medical Center McMinnville. She was 80.
She was born Sept. 14, 1922, in Hopewell, the daughter of Charles and Sarah Melissa Versteeg Sargeant. She was raised in Hopewell, living there until 1938, then moving to Grand Island. She graduated from Amity High School. She completed nurse's training at Emanuel Hospital, Portland.
She and John Freeborn were married in 1942 in Grand Island.
After marrying, she lived in McMinnville and Portland before settling in Dayton in the early 1950s. She was a nurse in McMinnville for many years, working in the McMinnville hospital and for Dr. Reuter, Dr. Dunn and Dr. Pathial. She retired in 1996.
Mrs. Freeborn loved reading and shopping. Family members said her sons and grandchildren were everything to her.
Survivors include four sons, Rick Freeborn and Michael Freeborn, both of Dayton, Randy Freeborn of McMinnville and Tim Freeborn of Medford; a brother, Russell Sargeant of Hopewell; and six grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1976.
Arrangements are under the direction of Macy & Son Funeral Directors, McMinnville.
Charles Henry Sargeant (1901 - 1976)
Melissa Sarah Versteeg Sargeant (1904 - 1993)
Created by: Sheri West
Record added: Oct 12, 2010
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