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Susan Elaine Gurne

December 12, 1955 — May 1, 2023

Susan Elaine Gurne, 67 years of age, passed away on May 1, 2023, at her residence in Fairview, TN.

Susan was born December 12, 1955, in Detroit, Michigan, to the late Karl F. II and Geraldine W. (MacGregor) Wackley.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister, Mary E. Foust. Those left to cherish her memory are two daughters, Andrea Michelle (Sean) Pothier of Fairview, TN and Stephanie Elizabeth (Jared) Roach of Harvest, AL; sister, Katherine A. “Kitty” (Carl) Muschong of Gladwin, MI; brother, Karl R. “Rich” Wackley of Detroit, MI; grandcats, Ember, Phoenix, Ripley, Leeloo, Wednesday, Milton, Nimbus, and Nermal; and many beloved nieces and nephews.

Susan’s wishes were to be cremated.

A Celebration of Life will be held at her residence in Fairview, TN on Saturday, May 20, 2023 from 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Please contact Andrea or Stephanie for the addrress: or

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to:

Williamson County Animal Shelter, make checks payable to “Williamson County Animal Center,” Grigsby Hayes Court, Franklin, TN 37065

Nashville Cat Rescue, P.O. Box 140898, Nashville, TN 37214

Piccolo Farms SanctSanctuary, 4371 Dry Fork Rd, Whites Creek, TN 37189

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