OBITUARY: Murrell Joanne Freano


Murrell Joanne Freano, age 93 of Burns, TN passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2023.

Born in Pittsburgh, PA she was the daughter of the late Paul and Bernice Haines McGee and was preceded in death by her husband, James Freano, her daughter, Debbie Dawson, her great-grandson, Richard Caige Givens.

Joanne raised a lot of babies and loved shopping and living life. She was very classy and spicy lady. Joanne was a member of the First Baptist Church of Dickson.

Survivors include her daughter, Leslie Duke (Baldy); grandchildren, Lisa Stanley (Jason), Anthony Givens (Teri), Richard Givens (Kimberly), Jacklyn Heath Clayton (Dustin); great-grandchildren, Amelia Colwell (Andrew), William Givens, Alex Reed, Layla Frost, Jase Sanker, Lincoln Clayton; great-great-grandchildren, Adrianna and Aubriey Chasteen.

Her wishes were to be cremated and no services are planned at this time.


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