Freida Diane Danforth

Born in Columbus, GA on September 10, 1943

Departed on March 6, 2021 and resided in Springfield, TN

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    Freida Diane Danforth, age 77 of Springfield passed away on March 6, 2021 at NorthCrest Medical Center.

    Mrs. Freida was born on September 10, 1943 in Columbus, Georgia to the late Fred and Irene McCluskey. She worked for over 20 year as a Food Service Assistant at Morning View Elementary School and Wares Ferry Road Elementary School in Montgomery, Alabama. Mrs. Freida loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them. She was described as the most caring and giving women that was ready to travel at a moment’s notice.

    She will always be remembered as loving mom, nanny and sister.

    In addition to her parents Mrs. Freida was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.

    She is survived by her children, Raymond (Shirley) Danforth, Veniece (Terry) Capps and Samantha (Chris) Hanson; grandchildren, Jamie (Jordan) Prater, Brandon Danforth, Daniel Danforth, Chad (Marie) Kite, Jonathan (Shanna) Kite, Amber (Clifton Jennings) Danforth, Preston Hanson, and Shane (Bethany) Hanson; 8 great- grandchildren; and three sisters, Shelby (Victor) Trechetta, Sherril (Steven) Vance and Jerald (Edward) Peetersee.

    A special recognition is given to Raymond Danforth, Daniel Danforth and Preston Hanson for the love, care and dedication they have given to their Mom and Nanny.

    The Family will have a private Life Celebration at their home. Online condolences can be made to

    These arrangements were entrusted to Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home and Cremation Center: 4005 Memorial Blvd Springfield, TN 37172:615-384-5437.

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    3 Comments to Freida Diane Danforth

    1. Gigi Meckler says:

      Love yall

    2. Janet Hanks Wharton says:

      She will be missed. She was so good to me growing up and even took me to work with her at a little grocery store when we lived at Aragon courts. I wish I could have spent more time with Diane. I love all my cousins.

    3. Kathie Sanders says:

      Diane .. nanny .. my friend .. I will so miss you ! I thank you for such loving memories we share . Late night talks .. your mom and Sharing your beautiful family with me when I had none of my own . Your cinnamon rolls .. potato candy . My regret is I never got back to Tennessee to hug your neck . I know your up there with maw maw and your brothers and havin the best time ! I saw a cardinal in the front yard .. I know your ok . ! I miss you more than you know but I’ll carry you in my heart till I see your face again.. I owe you a hug . Until then .. llove you more 🥰

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