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Obituary May 30

Jimmie Lou “Bo” Swift Free, resident of Millington and wife of Kenneth E. “Kenny” Free departed this life Thursday afternoon, May 23, 2013 at the Methodist North Hospital in Memphis. She was 61 years of age and died unexpectedly of natural causes. Services of Remembrance for Mrs. Free were conducted May 28 at the Peebles Main Funeral Chapel in Somerville. Interment was private and arrangements were provided by Peebles Fayette County Funeral Homes & Cremation Center — Main Chapel of Somerville. Mrs. Free was born January 18, 1952 in Blytheville, Arkansas, the daughter of Louise Marie “Lou” Younger Swift and the late James Leo Swift, Jr. She received her education in the Shelby County Public School System and was married August 8, 1970 to Kenneth Edward “Kenny” Free, a fleet manager and truck driver for Easley Transportation in Memphis, who survives. Mrs. Free was a Baptist in faith and a homemaker throughout her life. She lived in Millington for the past 35 years. She enjoyed working with ceramics, cooking for her family and special times with her grandchildren. In addition to her husband of 43 years, Mrs. Free is survived by four sons, Kenneth Free, II (David) of Drummonds, Jeff Free (Wendy) of Drummonds, Joey Free (Hope) of Drummonds, Chad Free (Kadee) of Millington; her mother, Louise Marie “Lou” Younger Swift of Brighton; her brother, James L. “Jamey” Swift, III (Cindy) of Memphis; and four grandchildren, Shannon Free, Jr., Austin Free, Joey “JoJo” Free, Jr. and Emma Free. She was preceded in death by her sister, Tammy S. Swift. The family requests that memorials be directed to the St. Jude Tribute Program, P.O. Box 1000, Department 142, Memphis, TN 38148. Condolences may be left on our online guestbook at
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