Libbie Kenan Frederick

April 10, 1930 ~ May 12, 2020 (age 90)

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Libbie K. Frederick was born on April 10, 1930 to the late Lilious & Clara Kenan in Kenansville, NC.  She was the second of three children.

She received her education in the Duplin County Public School System and went on to attend DeShazar Beauty School in Durham, NC where she received her Cosmetology License. Not wanting to rest on her laurels as a Cosmetologist, Libbie went on to become a Travel Agent where her clientele looked forward to her annual vacation packages.  

She was preceded in death by her loving husband Emmett Irie Frederick, Sisters Emma K. Farrior and Agnes L. Carlton. 

She accepted Christ at a very early age and joined St. James A.M.E. Church where she faithfully served as a Steward, a Trustee, Founded Frederick’s Gospel Choir, and served in other areas where needed.  And although her later years were spent living in Florida with her daughter, she refused to move her membership away from St. James A.M.E. Church Kenansville.  Knowing the importance of church  fellowship, she did attend St. Paul A.M.E. Church with her daughter. 

She leaves to  cherish her memories: one daughter, Emmie F. Pearson of Ocala, FL; two grandsons, Tremayne (Tina) Pearson of Ocala, FL, and  Mark Pearson of Wildwood, FL; great granddaughter, Taelyn Pearson; nieces, Emily, Briana, & Emiya Marshall; nephew, James Marshall; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Public viewing for Mrs. Libbie Frederick on Friday, May 22, 2020 at J. B. Rhodes Funeral Home 7085 Slocumbs St., Goldsboro, NC. 27580. 

A Celebration of Life for Mrs. Libbie Frederick, will be Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 1:00pm, at St. James A.M.E. Church, Kenansville, NC

Final interment will be at Middleton Cemetery, Kenansville, NC. 28349

Local Arrangement Entrusted to  Summers Funeral Home, Inc., Ocala, FL and J. B. Rhodes Funeral Home, Goldsboro, NC. 

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Funeral Service
May 23, 2020

1:00 PM
St. James A.M.E. Church
226 North Church Street
Kenansville, NC 28349

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