June 18, 1925 ~ June 19, 2007

Born in: Buncombe County,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Greensboro ~ Carolyn Virginia Holcombe Freeman, 82, formerly of Asheville, died on Tuesday, June 19, 2007 in a Greensboro area hospital. A native of Buncombe County, Mrs. Freeman was the daughter of the late Robert Brad Holcombe and Virginia Dover Holcombe. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Edward Freeman and son Daniel Craig Freeman. She is survived by two sons, Brian Freeman and wife Judy of Asheboro, NC and Dale Freeman and wife Diane of Fletcher, NC; two sisters Kathleen Bartlett and Dorothy Penley both of Asheville and brother Larry Holcombe of Little River, S.C. A funeral service will be held 10:00 AM Friday in the chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian on Long Shoals Road. Burial will follow in West Memorial Park in Weaverville. The family will receive friends from 9:00 – 10:00 A.M. Friday prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorials be made to New Vista Mental Health, 257 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801.

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  1. Dear Mrs Freeman,

    Rest in peace. You are loved and appreciated by all who had the privilege to know you.

    The Hollister’s

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  2. Dale,

    I am so sorry to hear of your mother’s death. She was such a sweet lady and so supportive. I’m sure you’ll miss her greatly. I’ll keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

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  3. Dale,
    I was so sorry to learn of your mother’s passing. I just wanted you to know that I was thinking of you and that you’re in my prayers. Your mom was always so sweet and kind to me, and that’s the way that I will always remember her.
    With Deep Sympathy,
    Beverly Brown Grindstaff

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  4. Brian & Dale
    So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. She was always so sweet and kind to me. She treated me like one of her own. I guess I was there so much she thought I was! Know that the entire family is in mine and Brenda’s thoughts and prayers.

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  5. Dear family,
    Carolyn was a roommate of my grandmothers several years ago, and that is how I became a friend
    of her. She was so sweet. I would
    visit her when she would be at
    St. Joseph Hospital. But she was
    moved to a different nursing home when she was discharged from one of her stay and I lost contact with her. I have thought
    of her many days.
    May God bless you all in this
    sadden time.

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