By now you know that we've lost a dear friend: Sister Theresa Freeman-Timmons - who had served as the President of the New York Chapter of the National Action Network.
She was a wonderful spirit, a stalwart in the community, who never tired of helping Black people with the challenges of racism. If it needed to be done, said, or thought of, Theresa was there. She has left a major hole in the fabric of all our lives.
Below is the information for the upcoming viewing and funeral/homegoing services.
My love and condolences to her family, friends, Rev. Al Sharpton and NAN, and New Yorkers everywhere. Theresa's joined the ancestor/angels. It's going to take ten people to replace her. Peace and Love Be Unto Her.
Stay Blessed &
Greetings NAN Family,
It is with deep sadness that I share the passing of the Honorable Theresa Freeman-Timmons, NAN's New York City Chapter President, State Committee Woman, and District Leader of the 70th Assembly District. Her lifelong dedication to the movement and dynamic spirt will be greatly missed.- Reverend Al Sharpton
Below is the information regarding the services for the Honorable Theresa Freeman- Timmons
Friday, February 06, 2015
Bentas Funeral Home
630 Saint Nicholas Avenue,
New York, NY. 10030
Saturday, February 07, 2015
First Corinthian Baptist Church
1912 Adam Clayton Powell Junior Boulevard
New York, NY. 10026
Rev. Al Sharpton will deliver the Eulogy
Please send condolences and flowers to the family of the Honorable Theresa Freeman- Timmons to Bentas Funeral Home.
Farewell to a beloved official, leader, sister, aunt, and friend.
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This is the original posting of Theresa's passing that also appeared in facebook:
On Tue, Feb 3, 2015 at 4:53 PM, Gloria Dulan-Wilson <email@example.com> wrote:
My profound condolences to Reverend Al Sharpton and the members of NAN, her family, friends, myself - I will miss her - and New Yorkers.I am so hurt to have learned of this. Theresa has been a tireless worker for Black people for eons. She's been a stalwart member of NAN, and has dedicated her life to making the lives of Black people every where better.
Theresa was a devoted, tireless worker, who left a legacy of accomplishments for which we all are the beneficiaries. She was focused and forceful when it came to fulfilling her mission - the rights of Black Americans.
This sister has been called home to the ancestors, leaving a mighty gaping hole to fill, and a path to follow.STAY BLESSED &