PALATKA, Fla.- M r. Freddie J. Rouse, 57, entered into rest on Saturday, March 2, 2002 at the Putnam Community Hospital. Funeral services will be noon Thursday, March 7, 2002 at C.A. Reid Sr. Memorial Funeral Home, Augusta with the Rev. Jacob C. Trowell officiating. Burial will be in Mount Olive Memorial Gardens. Mr. Rouse was a member of Second New Hope Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife Rev. Sheffie M. Rouse; four sons, Freddrick J. Rouse, Dennis S. (Elaine) Rouse, Brian (Brianna) Rouse and Melvin (Deborah) Wright, Jr.; three daughters, Falicia Baez, Pamela Cochran and Paula (Matthew) Lamar; sister, Barbara J. King, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; 23 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
The Augusta Chronicle March 6, 2002