ALFREDA (BARNES) HOUSTON BROWN, age 80, of Sidney, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at her residence. She was born on November 1, 1939 in Yazoo City, Mississippi to the union of Ellis and Minnie B. (Jordan) Barnes.
Alfreda leaves behind to cherish her precious memory one daughter: Betty Ann (Tommy) Henderson of Sidney; six sons: Thomas Houston of Ft. Wayne, IN, Ellis Houston of Sidney, Victor Houston of Lima, Anthoney Houston of Lima, Gregory (Leslie) Houston of Lima and Craig Steven Houston of Columbus; two sisters: Cheriba Barnes of Lima and Dorothy Barnes of Richmond, CA; thirteen grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; and many other relatives. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two husbands: Thomas Houston on January 22, 1995 and Henry Brown; one sister: Dorothy Barnes; one son: Kenneth Houston; and one grandson: Torey Henderson.
Alfreda was a member of God’s Church Ministries in Sidney. She loved the Lord and accepted Christ at a young age at Friendship Baptist Church. Alfreda could be heard repeating her favorite prayer aloud all the time. (Lord have mercy.) She worked as a nurse’s assistant in Lima, where she lived. She also cooked in her own business, Freda Burgers. She was a pro.
Funeral Service will be held at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at Adams Funeral Home in Sidney with Pastor Tommy Henderson officiating. Burial will follow in Graceland Cemetery, Sidney. Friends may call from 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon on Wednesday at the funeral home.
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