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Tom and Polly Ziegler established Ziegler Funeral Home on January 1, 1958, at its current location. Tom Ziegler was from Southern Meigs County, Tennessee. Polly Ziegler is from Winchester, Tennessee. They met while Tom was attending John A....
Ziegler Funeral home is pleased to offer families and their loved ones a wide range of services. Whether you desire a traditional service, a special memorial service, an intimate family graveside service or a combination of them, the Ziegler...
Since 1958, Ziegler Funeral Home has been providing Athens, TN and surrounding areas with quality funeral services. We pride ourselves in our heritage and the traditions surrounding the families that we serve. Our goal is to understand your...
Margaret Ellen Harris Bohannon, age 69, of Athens, died early Thursday morning, August 27, 2015, at her home.
A native of Tellico Plains and a longtime resident of Athens, she was a daughter of the late Hoyt and Laura Beaver Harris. She was also preceded in death by an infant son and an infant daughter, two sisters, Beaulah Harris and Betty Harris, and one brother, Luther Harris
Margaret retired with 24 years of service from the McMinn County Board of Education, having served as Custodian at E.K. Baker School. She was a member of Poplar Bluff Baptist Church in Tellico Plains.
Survivors include her husband of 40 years, James Gary Bohannon of Athens
Two sons and one –daughter-in-law:
James A. Bohannon of Athens
Wesley P. and Nancy Bohannon of Cleveland
Two sisters and brothers-in-law:
Shirley and J.B. Kirkland of Tellico Plains
Annis and Ronald Kirkland of Tellico Plains
Three brothers and sisters-in-law:
Howard and Louise Harris of Tellico Plains
Norman and Carolyn Harris of Cleveland
Benny and Vicky Harris of Tellico Plains
Funeral services will be 3:00 pm Saturday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with Rev. Martin Bowlin and Rev. Greg Hutsell officiating.
Burial will follow in Clearwater Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Glenn Bohannon, Foster Bohannon, Calvin Snyder, Brian Kirkland, Tony Kirkland, Paul Kirkland and Larry Henderson
The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm Saturday at Ziegler Funeral Home.
Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Margaret Ellen Bohannon.
Herman Leroy Knoy, Age 83, of Athens, TN, Passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at his residence.
He was a native of Salem, Indiana and a resident of McMinn County for 35 years. He was a son of the late Arthur and Lydia Cleland Knoy and was preceded in death by sons: Roger Knoy and Jesse Knoy;
3 sisters: Mary McCaffey, Anna Jones, and Ivalou Ooley; 2 brothers: Jesse Knoy and Robert Knoy; and 3 step grandchildren. He worked many years in automotive paint and body repair; served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and attended Antioch Baptist Church.
His wife of 24 years; Marjorie Harried Knoy of Athens.
Daughter and son in law:
Maria and William Frazier of Vonore, TN
Douglas Knoy of Athens
Jerry Knoy of Salem, IN
Lois Malonzo of San Diego CA
Vera Barnette of Doniphan, MO
Shirley Amaral of Hollywood, FL
Thomas Hargrave of St. Louis, MO
Grandchildren: John Scarbrough, Holly Robinson, Melissa Knoy, Jeremy Knoy, Jerry Knoy, Jr.
Several Step Grandchildren.
Sister: Reta Jones of Altus, OK
Brother: Norman Knoy of Salem, IN
Funeral services will be 2 PM Friday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with the Rev. Bob Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Dusty Webb, Jerry Hunt, Donnie Millsaps, Lonnie Lawrence III, Terry Garrett and Erick Robinson.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 PM Friday at the funeral home.
Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Herman Leroy Knoy.Read More
Terry Lee Ware, age 62, of Riceville, died Monday, August 24, 2015, at his home.
He was a lifelong resident of McMinn County and served as Fabricator Supervisor with Omni Services.
His loving wife of 43 years, Debbie Moses Ware of Riceville
Son and daughter-in-law, Jeremy and Ashley Ware of Riceville
Grandson, Landon Brady of Riceville
His mother and father, Hoyt and Rachel Morrow Ware of Riceville
Doris Neely of Cleveland
Vickie Swafford and husband Hoyt of Athens
Katie Eaves and husband Mickey of Athens
Mother-in-law and step father-in-law, Evelyn and Kenny Marsicek of Athens
Father-in-law and step mother-in-law, James and Mary Moses of Athens
Shelia King and husband Lynn of Ten Mile
Pam Falls of Loudon
Mike Moses of Athens
Mickey Moses and wife Nancy of Decatur
His chocolate lab and special buddy, Sam
A Celebration of Terry’s life will be held on Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 2:00 pm at the family residence.
“At the barn, on the hill”, located at 185 County Road 730, Riceville, TN.
The family requests that everyone bring a covered dish and a lawn chair.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to:
Gateway for Cancer Research
1336 Basswood Road Schaumburg, IL 60173
If you are unable to attend the celebration of life service, please sign the online registry at:
Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Terry Lee Ware.
Faye Gregory Kile, age 90, of Sweetwater, died Friday, August 21, 2015, at Sweetwater Hospital.
A native of Maryville, TN, and a former resident of Chicago, IL, before returning to Sweetwater. She was a daughter of the late Ezra Lee Gregory and Iva Jane Sparks Gregory. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Leon Kile, a sister, Sue Young, three brothers, Ray Gregory, Bob Gregory and Asa Gregory.
Faye was retired from Warwick Electronics in Chicago.
Douglas Jerry Kile of Sweetwater
Robert Leon Kile of Sweetwater
John Kile and wife, Marla of Rossville, GA
Dawn Carpenter and husband, Mike of Sweetwater
Johnathon Kile, Shelby Kile, Sean Carpenter and Kobe Carpenter
Oca Crain of Niota
Graveside services will be 5:00 pm Sunday in Christianburg Cemetery with Rev. Clayton Dunsmore officiating. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
There will be no formal visitation.
Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Faye Gregory Kile.Read More
Thelma Sue Farmer Elder
Passed away Wednesday morning, August 19, 2015
At her residence.Read More