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Helen Loretta McConkey Phillips

Posted on Apr 20, 2015 in Obituaries | 4 comments

Helen Loretta McConkey Phillips

Age 71

Of Riceville

Passed away Monday morning, April 20, 2015

At her home.

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Leonard Lavon Plemons

Posted on Apr 18, 2015 in Obituaries | 3 comments

Leonard Lavon Plemons, Age 85, Of Athens TN, Passed away Saturday Morning, April 18, 2015 At NHC Health Care.

A native of Maryville TN and lifelong resident of McMinn County, he was a son of the late Gus and Ethel Hicks Plemons, and was preceded in death by his wife Betty Dolan Plemons, and first wife Eleanor Millsaps Plemons, daughter Patty Mason, and was the last survivor of 18 siblings. He served in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II, and was a Member of Clay Hill Baptist Church.

Survivors include:

2 Daughters and a Son

Brenda Brown of Athens TN

Deborah and spouse Jimmy Gunn of Athens, TN

Larry and spouse Pamela Plemons of Duluth Ga

Step children:

Teresa Witt, Jeff and David Dolan all of Athens


Kevin and Keith Brown; Jeffrey, Brian, and Matthew Plemons; Gregory Mason, Robin Crisp, and Ashlie Pryor; Justin and Jared McCosh, and Savannah Baker.

Many great grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will 7 PM Monday, April 20, 2015, in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with Pastor Craig Wilcox officiating. Burial will be 11 am Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in McMinn Memory Gardens with full Military Honors.

Grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends Monday from 5 to 7 PM at Ziegler Funeral Home in Athens.

Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Leonard Lavon Plemons.

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Avery Aaron Collins

Posted on Apr 13, 2015 in Obituaries | 3 comments

Avery Aaron Collins

Age 21

Of Riceville

Passed away Monday, April 13, 2015

At Starr Regional Medical Center of Athens

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Travis Elmo Qualls

Posted on Apr 12, 2015 in Obituaries | 5 comments

Travis Elmo Qualls

Age 80

Of Athens

Passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015

At Brookewood Nursing Center in Decatur

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Dorthia Mae Morgan Clayton

Posted on Apr 8, 2015 in Obituaries | 0 comments

Dorthia Mae Morgan Clayton

Age 81

Of Cleveland

Passed away Wednesday morning, April 8, 2015

At Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga.

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