Freida Dunlap

Published 6:05 pm Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Freida Dunlap

October 14, 2014

Freida Dunlap, 72, of Bainbridge, passed away Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at Memorial Manor.

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The graveside funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Oak City Cemetery with Rev. Donna Sue Roberts officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the cemetery. Online visitors may sign the guest register at

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations to be made to Gentiva Hospice, 432 East Shotwell Street, Bainbridge, GA 39819, First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 541, Bainbridge, GA39818, or the Bainbridge-Decatur County Humane Society, 1250 Cox Ave., Bainbridge, GA 39819.

Freida was born March 5, 1942 in Bainbridge, the daughter of Marvin Dunlap and Leola Goodman Dunlap. She was a graduate of Bainbridge High School, Valdosta State University, Auburn University, and Albany State College. Ms. Dunlap retired after many years of service with the Decatur County Board of Education as Principal of Elcan-King Elementary School. She was a dedicated member of First United Methodist Church, member of ADK, and the Professional Association of Georgia Educators. Her family will remember her love of working outdoors, fishing, traveling, and crafting.

Survivors include her siblings, Patsy Gibbs and her husband, David, of Bainbridge, and Mike Dunlap and his wife, Elena, of Augusta, Ga.; and her nieces and nephews, Patrick Jeter, Spence Gibbs, Alexander Dunlap, Maxim Dunlap, and Sofia Dunlap.

Ivey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.