Mrs. Audrey Lee Free, age 84, of Taylorsville, GA, passed away Thursday, October 11, 2018, at her residence surrounded by her family.
She was born in Montezuma, GA, on July 11, 1934, a daughter of James H. Tatum and Winnie White Tatum. Mrs. Free was raised in Griffin, GA, graduated from Griffin High School and also graduated from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Mrs. Free was also a graduate of West Georgia College. She had been a resident of Taylorsville since 1955 and taught at Taylorsville School for many years. She was the oldest member of Cornerstone Baptist Church. Mrs. Free was an avid reader and enjoyed trips to Cedar Key, FL, with her family.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother, Aldious Tatum.
Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Mr. Jerry Free of Taylorsville to whom she was married on June 8, 1956; two daughters: Susan Hayes (Carey), Taylorsville and Terri Moore (Jimmy), Rockmart; sister, Elizabeth Currier (Al), Cartersville; four granddaughters: Mandy Watson (Shane), Marianne Wood (Aaron), Judy Moore and Caroline Moore; six great grandchildren: Mason Watson, Andrew Watson, Leanna Wood, Luke Wood, Lauren Wood and Audrey Claire Givens.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, October 14, 2018, at 3:00 pm in the chapel of the Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Earl Vaughn and Rev. Bill Avery officiating. Interment will follow in the Cornerstone Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. George Chastain officiating.
Pallbearers will include: Mason Watson, Aaron Wood, Seth Currier, David Cantrell, Craig Light and David Hicks. Honorary pallbearers will include: Andrew Watson, Luke Wood and Caleb Light.
The family will receive friends Saturday evening from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home.
The Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for the funeral of Mrs. Audrey Lee Free.