Freeman Eugene (Hensley) Harris, age 55, passed away on August 9, 2018, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. Born in Asheville, NC but a native of Unicoi County, Freeman is a son of Janice (Shelton) Hensley and the late Berlson Hensley. He was a member of Sweetwater Church of God in Flag Pond. He was employed as a forklift operator and was a backyard mechanic. In addition to his father, Freeman is preceded in death by one brother: Roger B. Harris, and his grandparents Bruce and Rosalee Shelton.
In addition to his mother, Freeman Eugene Harris leaves behind to cherish his memories:
Step-father: Seaphus Hensley;
Sisters: Rose Shelton,
Barbara Sawyer and husband, David;
JoAnn Shelton and husband, Scottie
Sister-in-law: Emma Lou Harris Carver;
Brothers: Bobby Hensley,
Estranged wife: Jenny Harris;
Daughter: Nancy Shelton;
Nieces: Sheena Harris,
Nephew: Jacob Sawyer;
Numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews;
Special family: Kathleen Conduff,
Arnold and Shelia Hensley;
Special friend: Dave Wise and family.
The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Freeman Eugene Harris in a memorial service to be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Sweetwater Church of God. Reverend Craig Shelton will officiate. Musical selections will be provided by family and friends. A committal service will follow in Pete Creek Cemetery. Those attending the committal service will meet at the Sweetwater Church of God by 2:00 PM.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at www.valleyfuneralhome.net or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ValleyFuneralHomeErwin. These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Freeman Eugene Harris through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.