Sally Marie Friedman, 90, longtime resident of Wesson, died Sunday, May 4, 2014 at her home.
Funeral services will take place Sunday, May 11, at 11:00 a.m. at the family cemetery located next to her home in Wesson.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Brookhaven Funeral Home, 894 Natchez Drive, Brookhaven.
Mrs. Friedman was born on July 20, 1923 in Colorado Springs, CO to Albert Leinberger and Sara Daly Leinberger.
Sally grew up in New Orleans where she attended both High School and College at St. Mary’s Dominican. She earned her nursing degree at the Hôtel-Dieu Hospital in New Orleans. She then served as a Lieutenant in the US Army Nursing Corp during WWII, stationed at Borden General Military Hospital in Chickasha, OK. It was during this time that she initially met Burton Friedman who she later married after returning to New Orleans. Sally continued her nursing career at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, Hardy Wilson Hospital in Hazlehurst and finally the Friedman Clinic in Wesson. She was a member of Temple B’nai Shalom of Brookhaven.
Sally was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 62 years, Dr. Burton Friedman; her sister, Margaret Augustine; and her son, Pann Friedman.
Survivors include: sons, David and his wife Editha of Germantown, TN; Loren of Beavercreek, OH; Paul of Wesson; and John of Nashville, TN; daughters, Sandra and husband Dr. Steven Liverman of Wesson; and Ruth Ellen of Brandon; sister, Frances and husband F.J. Haydel of Baton Rouge, LA; grandchildren: Jessica, Michael, Leaf, Dov, Nathan, Rebecca and Tillie; and great-grandchildren: Ella, Abby, Ruby, Zoe, and Oscar.