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JOANN EILEEN BROWNE McPHERSON

 

RICHMOND HILL, GEORGIA – JoAnn Eileen Browne McPherson, 48, of Richmond Hill, Georgia, widow of Clyde McPherson, died Sunday afternoon, August 30, 2009, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Savannah.

Born in Washington, DC, she was a daughter of the late Bernard Henry Browne and the late Sarah Regina Diggs Browne. Mrs. McPherson was of the Catholic faith and was a wastewater treatment facility operator for the City of Savannah for twelve years. She was a United States Army veteran. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Dawn Marie Browne.

Surviving are her son, Hector M. Irizarry and his wife, Michelle, of Savannah, Georgia; one sister, Angela Denise Muhammad of Sierra Vista, Arizona; four nieces, Lynne Marie Finley and her husband, Vincent, Adora Monique Browne, Sarah Fatimah Muhammad and Lina Yasmin Muhammad; two nephews, Jibreel Hasan Muhammad and Khalil Abdalaziz Muhammad, and two great-nephews, Malik and Joshua.

The family will receive friends from 10 until 12 o'clock Friday morning at Gamble Funeral Service, 410 Stephenson Avenue, Savannah.

The funeral service will be held at 12 noon Friday in the chapel of Gamble Funeral Service conducted by The Reverend Jeffrey R. Thornburg.  Interment will be private.

Remembrances:  Susan G. Komen for the Cure – Suite 250, 5005 LBJ Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75244.

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  1. Jamie Price says:

    I met JoAnn in Iraq where she truly touched me and made an impression. I know she will be truly missed. She talked often about her family. I know she is happy no matter where she is and that she is making a big impression on others as she made on me. God Bless her and her family.

  2. Gequita Gray says:

    JoAnn is not just a friend, she is family to me. JoAnn was someone that throughout our school years and life we could always find laughter together. I know that God is the Alpha and Omega of our lives and that He has a time for us to live and to reign with Him, but I tell you I am going to miss her so.

  3. Gequita Gray says:

    JoAnn is not just a friend, she is family to me. JoAnn was someone that through out our school years and life we could always find laughter together. I know that God is the Alpha and Omega of our lives and that He has a time for us to live and to reign with Him but I tell you I am going to miss her so.

  4. Gequita Gray says:

    JoAnn is not just a friend, she is family to me. JoAnn was someone that through out our school years and life we could always find laughter together. I know that God is the Alpha and Omega of our lives and that He has a time for us to live and to reign with Him but I tell you I am going to miss her so.

  5. Geoffrey Omondi says:

    My sincere condolences to JoAnn’s family, for sure I have learned of her death with great sorrow. I knew her when we worked for KBR in water treatment plant in Iraq. The words Honest, Love and Sincererity defines her to me well. She was loving, honest and a true fellow. May God rest her soul in peace. To those left behind may God give us all strenghth to stand the difficult time. “Jo…we loved you but God loved you most” It is sad to fair thee well, truly sad to say Goodbye.G. Omondi Kenya, Africa.

  6. Geoffrey Omondi says:

    My sincere condolences to JoAnn’s family, for sure I have learnt her death with great sorrow. I knew her when we worked for KBR in water treatment plant in Iraq. The words Honest, Love and sincererity defines her to me well. She was loving, honest and a true fellow. May God rest her soul in peace. To those left behind may God give us all strenghth to stand the difficult time. “Jo…we loved you but God loved you most” It is sad to fair thee well, truly sad tosay Goodbye.G. Omondi Kenya, Africa.

  7. Matthew King says:

    JoAnn was my friend and my life was all the better for knowing her. She was a rare and special person who brought out the best in those around her. I will miss her.

  8. Robin Quaile says:

    I am so sorry to hear of Joann’s passing. I worked with her for 4 years at the President Street Plant as secretary for the director. She was always so pleasant and willing to offer assistance to help me in anyway she could. She will be greatly missed but we have condolence in the fact that she is in Heaven with her Maker. God Bless.

  9. Robin Quaile says:

    I am so sorry to hear of Joann’s passing. I worked with her for 4 years at the President Street Plant as secretary for the director. She was always so pleasant and willing to offer assistance to help me in anyway she could. She will be greatly missed but we have condolence in the fact that she is in Heaven with her Maker. God Bless.

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