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Janice Marie Swafford Frew

Janice Marie Swafford Frew, 78, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died January 26, 2019.

She was retired from the Bledsoe County School System, where she spent the majority of her career as the Home Economics teacher at Bledsoe County High School. She was also a member of the Crabtree Chapter of DAR.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Nina Ruth Swafford; brother, Charles Swafford; and sister, Jamie Britt.

She is survived by her children, Kim (Scott) McGeough of Pikeville, Karen Thompson of Georgia and Kyle (Dana) Frew of Missouri; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; siblings, Beulah Songer and Brenda (Albert) Shoulders, both of Dunlap, Jesse Brown Swafford and Dianna Burnham, both of Arizona, Perry (Carol) Swafford and Edna (Frank) Cope, both of Pikeville; and several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements will be announced at a later date. Organizations for memorial contributions will be posted on the website at a later date.

Online condolences can be made at

Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home in Pikeville.

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