Freda Williams Whichard

September 5, 1943 - August 30, 2018
Freda Williams Whichard

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Freda Williams Whichard
Freda Williams Whichard age 74, a resident of Wilmar, NC died Thursday, August 30, 2018 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC.
Graveside services will be held 11:00 AM Monday, September, 3, 2018 at Haw Branch Church of Christ Cemetery officiated by Pastor D.J. Maxey.
The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10:00 AM until the service hour in the Family Life Center at Haw Branch Church.
Mrs. Whichard was born in Beaufort County on September 5, 1943 the daughter of the late Henry Day Williams and Ora Mae Cash Williams. Freda was a woman of many talents. She loved to garden,cook, sew, and sing praises to the Lord. Freda was known as the "collard queen" at church homecomings.She used her talents to help others and loved to sing with her family and friends for the Lord. When her grandchildren came along she helped raise all four in any way she could. The girls were the apple of her eye. She loved to be called "Grannie" and gleamed with pride when she spoke to anyone about "her girls".
Survivors include her husband: Mitchell Kent Whichard of Wilmar, NC; two daughters: Tina Collene Paramore and husband Stan of Wilmar, NC; Denise Whichard Hodges and husband Mickey of Wilmar, NC; a son: Henry Edward Garris of Wilmar, NC; a sister: Brenda McLawhorn Elks of Wilmar, NC and four granddaughters: Macy Elizabeth Paramore, Hannah Beth Paramore, Valarie Beth Hodges and Laura Grace Hodges. She was preceded in death by two sisters: Edna Mae Anderson and Anita Williams Edwards and her brother: Willis Ray Williams.
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Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Director Licensee of Washington is serving the Whichard family.
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Graveside Service

Monday, September 3, 2018
11:00 AM

Haw Branch Church of Christ - Directions
1501 Haw Branch Road
Chocowinity, NC 27817

Visiting Hours

Haw Branch Church of Christ - Directions
1501 Haw Branch Road, Chocowinity, NC 27817
  • Monday, September 3, 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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  • September 03, 2018
    Pam Hill says:
    We were so sorry to read the news about Freda! She has always been so sweet and was loved by everyone. Your entire family is in our thoughts and prayers! You are all very special people!

  • September 03, 2018
    Louise Harris says:
    Many prayers to your wonderful family.

  • September 02, 2018
    Rabon & Brenda Tripp says:
    So sorry for the loss of your sweet Frieda. We use to see you two at Yoders. It was always a pleasure to see you.We pray God will comfort you and your family.

  • September 02, 2018
    Tonya Avery says:
    Prayers for the family!

  • September 02, 2018
    Elaine Chandler Chandler says:
    Prayers of comfort for the family.

  • September 02, 2018
    Roger and Liz Hill says:
    You are all in our thoughts and prayers. What a mighty legacy she leaves with all of us.

  • September 02, 2018
    Tina & Alan Jordan, & Louise Chandler says:
    Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

  • September 01, 2018
    Bob and Naomi Nimmo says:
    Denise, Prayers for you and your family.

  • September 01, 2018
    Ailene Ross says:
    They say there are 'givers' and there are 'takers'. Freda was a notorious 'giver'! What a generous, kind and loving person she was. My mother, Bertha Williams, felt very protective of Freda, because Freda was so gentle. We all know that Freda went directly to heaven!

  • September 01, 2018
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  • August 31, 2018
    Blanche Hudson says:
    I was so very sorry to hear about Freida's passing!! She was a lovely sweet person that I know will be sorely missed. You are all in my heartfelt thoughts and prayers!!!