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Providing quality funeral services since 1958
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...
George Tate Sitzlar
Went to be with Jesus on Tuesday morning, June 30, 2015
At Starr Regional Medical Center of AthensRead More
J.B. Cate, Age 91, of Athens, TN, Passed away Friday evening, June 26, 2015, at his home.
He was born in Athens on July 2, 1923 and was a lifelong resident. He was a son of the late Arnold and Sally Green Cate, and was preceded in death by his wife Joyce Violet Rodgers Cate; Brothers: Johnny Cate, Howard Cate and Harold Cate; a sister: Avis Cate. J.B was a long time McMinn County Dairy Farmer, served in the U.S. Army during World War II, and attended Rocky Mount Baptist Church.
Two daughters and one son-in-law
Rose Wyrick of Athens
Clara and Warren Blankenship, Jr. of Athens
Three sons and two daughter in laws:
Bob and Paula Cate of Athens
John and Debbie Cate of Athens
Rick Cate of Athens.
Holly and Alan Hitt of Athens
Emily Blankenship of Athens
Cindy Bowers of Athens
Bobby, Jr. and Amy Cate of Athens
Donnie Martin of Athens
Denean and Justin Seaborn of Riceville
Delisa Wilcox of Riceville
Daralea and Gary Fairbanks of Athens
A Brother: Kenneth Cate of Athens
Several great-grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews
Funeral services will be 7 PM Monday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with the Rev. Jimmy Lewis officiating. Burial will be 11 AM Tuesday in McMinn Memory Gardens.
Pall bearers will be: Warren Blankenship, Jr., Alan Hitt
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 PM Monday at the funeral home.
Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of J. B. Cate.Read More
Karen Marie Jones Ledford, age 58, of Athens, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, June 27, 2015, at her home. A native and lifelong resident of Athens, she was a daughter of the late Clarence Jessie and Joyce Marie Hicks Jones. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Debbie Louise Jones and Sandra Kay Ledford and one brother, Ronnie Hawkins. Karen was employed with Athens Products for several years and was a member Hilltop Baptist Church in Riceville.Read More
Billy Wayne Kugler, age 76, of Athens,
Passed away on Saturday June 27th after a brief hospital stay in Hilton Head, SC. He was recently diagnosed with lung cancer and the chemotherapy treatment was more than his system could tolerate, he spent his last days surrounded by his family.Read More
Shelby Jean Lambert Dodd
Passed away Thursday, June 25, 2015
At U.T. Medical Center in KnoxvilleRead More