Helen Diane Kidder Freeman

Published 7:56 am Thursday, October 31, 2019

Helen Diane Kidder Freeman, 79, of Roper died October 24, 2019, at her residence.

Born March 2, 1940 in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Charles Edward Kidder and Odessa Laughlin Kidder and was preceded in death by husband Henry L. Freeman Sr. Diane owned and operated Freeman Furniture World for many years and was a member of Mackeys United Methodist church.

Her family includes daughter Carolyn Ambrose Jannise and husband Al of Roper; sons Charles R. Ambrose and wife Vicky of Elizabeth City, Clifford W. Ambrose of Roper and Craig D. Ambrose of Elizabeth City; sister Sheila Kidder of Wheeling, W. VA.; brother Charles D. Kidder and wife Nancy of Washington, Pa.; seventeen grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren.

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Funeral service was held on October 28 at Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth with Sue Farlow officiating. Private family burial followed at Hillside Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.maitlandfuneralhome.com.