Freeman, Alex Victor "Vic"

Friday, July 10, 2020
Alex Freeman
Alex Freeman

Alex Victor “Vic” Freeman, Sr., 55, of Chattanooga, passed away on Friday, July 3, 2020, in a local hospital.  

He attended Howard High School and was a member of New Emmanuel Baptist Church.  He was formerly employed by the City of Chattanooga.  

“Vic” was preceded in death by his father, Walter “Dank” Freeman; son, Alex Victor Freeman; grandparents, Hattie Mae Freeman, Emma Branch, and Rudolph Morris; sister, Olivia Benford; brothers, Michael Benford, Harold Benford, Melvin Benford, and David Benford, and Guy Wilkerson.  

Survivors include his wife, Melissa Freeman, sons, Alex “Lil’ Vic’ Freeman, Jr., Alex Deante Freeman, Alex “Red Juice” Freeman, Alexander Freeman, and Ronnie Porter; daughters, Victoria “Tasha” Freeman, Tomulla “Bug” Freeman, Keriesha McConnell, Alea Freeman, and Dabrisha Garner; 21 grandchildren; birth mom, Juliette Freeman, aunt/mother, Norma Jean Hughley; brothers, Walter (Hilda) Lindsey, Gregory (Gwendolyn) Pittman, Nathan (Rene) Benford, Norman Freeman, Ronnie Readus, Demetrius Vaughn, and Jermaine Hughley; sisters, Emma Benford, Sandra Benford, Lois (Kenneth) Martin, Betty Freeman, Dorothy Turner, and Sheila Whitlock; aunt, Ruby Lena Word; very special friend, Rosalyn Gallaher; special friends, Mark (Julie) Benveniste and Adolphus Mitchell; a host of nieces; nephews; cousins; other relatives and friends.  

“Vic” will lie in state on Monday, July 13, at 9 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home with the family service to follow at noon in the chapel with Pastor Kenneth Simpson as the eulogist.  

Burial will be in Highland Memorial Gardens.


Williams, Daryl Ilene Davis

Griffith, Pam R.

McDowell, David


Daryl Ilene Davis Williams, 69, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, August 1, 2020 at her residence. She was a loving mother and always a lot of fun. She was a great friend to everyone ... (click for more)

Pam R. Griffith, 65, of Hixson, died on August 2, 2020. Arrangements are by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, Tn. 37415, 423 877-3524, Lanefh.com . (click for more)

David McDowell, 61, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, August 2, 2020, in a local health care facility. Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)



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