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Billy Ray Freeze

September 13, 1926 — September 21, 2018

Billy Ray Freeze, 92, of Locust Grove died Friday, September 21, 2018. He was born September 13, 1926 at Pawnee, Texas to Junius and Irene Franklin Freeze. He was a retired floor covering installer and a U.S. Army WWII Veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two wives, Dixie May Freeze and Viola Lack Freeze; five brothers, Emmett, Bennie, Kenneth, Thurlow, and Lawrence Freeze; one sister, Avis Gray; and a stepson Don Lack.

Survivors include one son, William Scott Freeze (Kimberley Ann) of Bryant; stepdaughter, Claudia Hite of Springfield, Missouri; stepson, Danny Lack of Memphis, Tennessee; five grandchildren, Joel Freeze and Sean Freeze both of Benton, Dakota Turner of Bryant, Haven and Morgan Turner both of Bauxite; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Graveside services will be Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Alderbrook Cemetery in Desha. Arrangements by Qualls Batesville Funeral Service.

Visitation will be Wednesday, September 26, 2018 from 1:00 until 1:45 p.m. at the funeral home.

Honorary Pallbearers are Joel Freeze, Sean Freeze, and Dakota Turner.
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Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, September 26, 2018

1:00 - 1:45 pm (Central time)

Qualls-Batesville Funeral Service

546 Harrison Street, Batesville, AR 72501

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Alderbrook Cemetery

, Desha, AR 72527

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