Lillian Ernestine “Tena” Freeman Duncan

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Lillian Ernestine “Tena” Freeman Duncan, age 76 of Hiwassee passed away Thursday, November 30, 2023. Born December 3, 1946 in Pulaski she was the daughter of the late Ernest Carl Freeman & Helen Eugene Linville Freeman. She was also preceded in death by her husband, George A. Duncan, Jr., daughter, Teresa Lynn Duncan, sister, Faye Dean and brothers, Douglas Carlyle Freeman, Dillard Ray Freeman and George Thomas Freeman.

Tena is survived by her

 Grandson – Shawn Duncan & father, Rick Thompson

Sister – Arlene Freeman Boyd & Calvin Boyd – Hiwassee

Brother – Ricky Freeman – Pulaski

Several nieces and nephews

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM – Monday, December 4, 2023 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski with Pastor Angie Lucas & Ricky Freeman officiating. Interment will follow at the Shiloh Cemetery.

The family will receive friends between 4:00-6:00 PM – Sunday evening December 3, 2023 at the Funeral Home.

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Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.