Earl Jess Freeman was born December 26, 1920 in Monroe County, Tennessee. His mother was Rillia Long and he had several brothers and sisters. Two brothers, John William Freeman and Virgil Freeman, were killed in action in World War II. Earl was married in 1941 to Pearl Louvena Toots Morrow. Earl was a Private First Class serving with the 302nd Infantry Regiment, 94th Infantry Division. He was killed in action on January 20, 1945 and is buried at Lorraine American Cemetery in St. Avold, France. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

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