Shirley Freedman

Obituary of Shirley Lyon Freedman

Shirley Lyon Freedman, 88, of Greensboro, died Wednesday July 10, 2019 at home.

Graveside funeral services will be 1:00 PM Sunday July 14, 2019 at the Greensboro Hebrew Cemetery with Jason Cathcart officiating.

Shirley was born in Greensboro, NC on September 5, 1930 to the late Blanche and Samuel Lyon.  She attended Woman’s College (now UNC Greensboro) and was a member of Beth David Synagogue. 

In addition to her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Marlin Freedman; daughter, Susan Freedman Kaplan and brother, Robert Lyon.

Surviving is her son, Stephen Freedman and wife Pamela M. Freedman of Chapel Hill; grandson, Seth Freedman and wife Emily Gayeski Freedman and great-grandchild, Marlon of Brooklyn, NY; granddaughter, Jyllian Freedman Monahan and husband Conor Monahan of Durham; grandson, Sutton Freedman and wife Jenna McMullan-Freedman of Atlanta, GA.

The family suggests memorial donations be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Greensboro, 2500 Summit Ave., Greensboro, NC 27405 or to Beth David Synagogue, 804 Winview Dr., Greensboro, NC 27410.

Lambeth-Troxler Funeral Home is serving the Freedman family. Friends and family may sign and view the guestbook at


Graveside Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Sunday, July 14, 2019
Hebrew Cemetery
2911 Gate City Blvd.
Greensboro, North Carolina, United States