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James N. "Jim" Frenn

September 13, 1938 — July 21, 2023

James N. Frenn (Jim),  passed away on July 21, 2023, at North Mississippi Medical Center Tupelo. He was born on September 13, 1938, in Blakeslee, Ohio.

Jim had a fulfilling career in Buy, Sell, Trade, where he left a lasting impact on both his colleagues and customers. Jim also owned the New Albany Kentucky Fried Chicken for many years. Jim possessed exceptional skills and a genuine passion for selling antiques. His dedication and knowledge made him an expert in his field, leaving an indelible mark on the industry.

He had an incredible talent for cooking and delighted in sharing his culinary creations with loved ones. He was also an avid fan of old westerns and would spend hours engrossed in the captivating narratives of these classic films.  

It is worth mentioning that Jim served in the Air Force Reserve, demonstrating his unwavering commitment to serving his country. His military service reflects his strong sense of duty and bravery.

 Jim's memory will forever be cherished by his surviving family and friends. Jim is survived by Marian Frenn, his loving and devoted wife, daughters Cathy Schaeffer (Joe) from Hamilton, Indiana; Christina Frenn from Waynedale, Indiana; his sons Jim Frenn Jr from Cotton Plant, MS; Steve Frenn from Blue Mountain, MS; Nick Frenn from Newberry, SC; Mark Frenn from Saltillo, MS his son in law Robert Seboldt, his precious grandchildren Nickolas, Natalie, Hallie, Caleb, Emma, Kadin and 3 great-grandchildren. Their love and memories of Jim will continue to live on, a testament to the impact he had on their lives.

He is preceded in death by his daughters Sarah Seboldt and Renee Frenn, His father Nicholas James Frenn and mother Marie Esther Ferrah whose love and guidance shaped Jim into the incredible person he became.

Pallbearers will be Mark Frenn, Nick Frenn, Steve Frenn, Caleb Frenn, Kadin Frenn and Robert Seboldt.

Jim Frenn's presence will be deeply missed by all who knew him. In honoring Jim's memory, let us remember the joy he brought into our lives and carry his spirit of dedication and love forward in our own endeavors. Rest in peace, Jim Frenn.

Glenfield Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Frenn

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