Sept. 25, 1948-Dec. 23, 2019

Sherry Lynn Freeman Dial “Gaga”, 71, passed away Dec. 23, 2019, in Shreveport. She was born in Natchitoches Sept. 25, 1948, to Walter Daniel Clark and Janet Skinner Clark.

She is survived by her daughters, Jana Freeman Forrest and wife Maribeth of Shreveport; granddaughter, Madison; Holly Freeman Clarke and husband Kipper of Rogers, Ark.; four grandchildren, Audrey, Gracie, Tyler and Benjamin; and son, Ronald Wayne Freeman Jr. and wife Lori of Heber City, Utah; grandsons, Will and Jack; sister, Dana Clark McBride and husband Kevin of Lufkin, Texas; and niece, Chelsea.

Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27 at Osborn Funeral Home, Southern Avenue in Shreveport and from 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28 at Union Baptist Church at 9740 Hwy 175, Belmont with funeral services immediately following. Officiating will be Pastor Betsy Eaves of Grace Community United Methodist Church of Shreveport. Interment will follow at Belmont Cemetery.

Sherry Lynn was a devout Christian and longtime member of First Baptist Bossier. She was baptized at Union Baptist in Belmont where her great-grandparents were founding members. Her faith emanated throughout her daily life and touched those around her.

She was preceded in death by husbands, Francis Eugene “Gene” Dial and Ronald Wayne Freeman Sr.

Her pallbearers will be stepsons, Wayne Dial and Jeff Dial; grandchildren, Daniel Dial and Ethan Dial; dear friends, Wayne Cockerham, Randall Myers Jr., Pat Todd Jr. and Scott Saffell. Honorary pallbearers will be Tim Todd, Randall Myers, Ronald Hough and Johnny Jackson.

The family would like to thank the Willis-Knighton North and St. Joseph Hospice-Carpenter House for their excellent and loving care.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Belmont Cemetery Fund.