MITCHELL — Esther Ruth Freed, 75, passed away at 4:45 p.m. Sunday, October 6, 2013, at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.
Born October 25, 1937, in Lee County, Virginia, she was the daughter of Cecil Neal and Cornia Irene (Hopkins) Ball. She married Charles F. Freed June 5, 1955.
She was a homemaker and attended Grace Bible Church.
Surviving: husband, Charles F. Freed, Mitchell
children, Charles David Freed, Mitchell
Theresa Ann Tincher, Mitchell
Debbie Lynn (Billy) Hall, Lawrenceport
Jackie Neal Freed, Bedford
Bobby Gene Freed, Mitchell
15 great grandchildren
brothers, James Ball, Kokomo
Alan Ball, Bloomington
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Gloria Kay Snow and Golden Cottengaim; and brothers, Tony Ball and Lester Ball.
Graveside service will be at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 9, at Mitchell Cemetery with Pastor Dave Mikulsky officiating.
There will be no visitation at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.