Valdosta Daily Times


March 20, 2014

Ruth Claudette Lamb Freelove

-- — Ruth Claudette Lamb Freelove was born on June 30, 1942 to the late Beulah Lamb and Nathan Orr, Sr. She departed this life on Friday, March 14, 2014 in Fort Hood, Texas. Ruth was a faithful member of Southside Church of Christ. Ruth was employed at ITT Metal Products for 18 years and also at Trus Joist McMillian for 17 years. She was very loved and cared about in her hometown of Valdosta, Ga. She  was known for her smile.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Sylvia Sprolden, and a brother, James Orr.

Ruth leaves to cherish her memories two sons, Illinois Freelove, Jr. of Valdosta; Sergeant First Class Eric Freelove, Sr. (Jeanette), Fort Hood, Texas; one daughter, Angela Freelove, Valdosta; four brothers, Thurston Lamb, Calvin Orr (Helen), Nathan Orr,  Jr. (Anita), and Allen Orr, all of Valdosta; sister-in-law, Shirley Tucker; 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two special nephews, Micheal Hampton and Johnny Gray (Debbie); and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 23, 2014 at Southside Church of Christ Church. Bro. John W. Iverson will officiate. Interment will follow in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at — Harrington Funeral Home.

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